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A process is a series or set of activities that interact to produce a result; it may occur once-only or be recurrent or periodic.

Things called a process include:

Business and management[edit]


  • Due process, the concept that governments must respect the rule of law
  • Legal process, the proceedings and records of a legal case
  • Service of process, the procedure of giving official notice of a legal proceeding

Science and technology[edit]

  • The general concept of the scientific process, see scientific method
  • Process theory, the scientific study of processes
  • Consists of the purposeful sequencing of tasks that combine resources to produce a desired output

Biology and psychology[edit]


  • Chemical process, a method or means of changing one or more chemicals or chemical compounds
  • Unit process, a step in manufacturing in which chemical reaction takes place




Other uses[edit]

External links[edit]

  • The dictionary definition of process at Wiktionary
  • The dictionary definition of processes at Wiktionary
  • The dictionary definition of processing at Wiktionary