VS.

Process vs. Operation

Published:
Views: 184

Processnoun

A series of events which produce a result, especially as contrasted to product.

‘This product of last month's quality standards committee is quite good, even though the process was flawed.’;

Operationnoun

The method by which a device performs its function.

‘It is dangerous to look at the beam of a laser while it is in operation.’;

Processnoun

(manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.

Operationnoun

The method or practice by which actions are done.

Processnoun

A path of succession of states through which a system passes.

Operationnoun

The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.

ADVERTISEMENT

Processnoun

(anatomy) Successive physiological responses to keep or restore health.

Operationnoun

A planned undertaking.

‘The police ran an operation to get vagrants off the streets.’; ‘The Katrina relief operation was considered botched.’;

Processnoun

(legal) Documents issued by a court in the course of a lawsuit or action at law, such as a summons, mandate, or writ.

Operationnoun

A business or organization.

‘We run our operation from a storefront.’; ‘They run a multinational produce-supply operation.’;

Processnoun

(biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.

Operationnoun

(medicine) A surgical procedure.

‘She had an operation to remove her appendix.’;

ADVERTISEMENT

Processnoun

(anatomy) A structure that arises above a surface.

Operationnoun

a procedure for generating a value from one or more other values (the operands).

Processnoun

(computing) A task or program that is or was executing.

Operationnoun

(military) A military campaign (e.g. Operation Desert Storm)

Processverb

(transitive) to perform a particular process on a thing

Operationnoun

(obsolete) Effect produced; influence.

ADVERTISEMENT

Processverb

(transitive) to retrieve, store, classify, manipulate, transmit etc. (data, signals, etc.), especially using computer techniques.

‘We have processed the data using our proven techniques, and have come to the following conclusions.’;

Operationnoun

The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.

‘The pain and sickness caused by manna are the effects of its operation on the stomach.’; ‘Speculative painting, without the assistance of manual operation, can never attain to perfection.’;

Processverb

(transitive) to think about a piece of information, or a concept, in order to assimilate it, and perhaps accept it in a modified state.

Operationnoun

The method of working; mode of action.

Processverb

To walk in a procession.

Operationnoun

That which is operated or accomplished; an effect brought about in accordance with a definite plan; as, military or naval operations.

Processnoun

The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance.

‘The thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns.’;

Operationnoun

Effect produced; influence.

‘The bards . . . had great operation on the vulgar.’;

Processnoun

A series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; normal or actual course or procedure; regular proceeding; as, the process of vegetation or decomposition; a chemical process; processes of nature.

‘Tell her the process of Antonio's end.’;

Operationnoun

Something to be done; some transformation to be made upon quantities or mathematical objects, the transformation being indicated either by rules or symbols.

Processnoun

A statement of events; a narrative.

Operationnoun

Any methodical action of the hand, or of the hand with instruments, on the human body, to produce a curative or remedial effect, as in amputation, etc.

Processnoun

Any marked prominence or projecting part, especially of a bone; anapophysis.

Operationnoun

a business especially one run on a large scale;

‘a large-scale farming operation’; ‘a multinational operation’; ‘they paid taxes on every stage of the operation’; ‘they had to consolidate their operations’;

Processnoun

The whole course of proceedings in a cause real or personal, civil or criminal, from the beginning to the end of the suit; strictly, the means used for bringing the defendant into court to answer to the action; - a generic term for writs of the class called judicial.

Operationnoun

a planned activity involving many people performing various actions;

‘they organized a rescue operation’; ‘the biggest police operation in French history’; ‘running a restaurant is quite an operation’; ‘consolidate the companies various operations’;

Processnoun

a particular course of action intended to achieve a result;

‘the procedure of obtaining a driver's license’; ‘it was a process of trial and error’;

Operationnoun

a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work;

‘the operations in building a house’; ‘certain machine tool operations’;

Processnoun

a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states;

‘events now in process’; ‘the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls’;

Operationnoun

the state of being in effect or being operative;

‘that rule is no longer in operation’;

Processnoun

(psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents;

‘the process of thinking’; ‘the cognitive operation of remembering’;

Operationnoun

a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body;

‘they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available’; ‘he died while undergoing surgery’;

Processnoun

a writ issued by authority of law; usually compels the defendant's attendance in a civil suit; failure to appear results in a default judgment against the defendant

Operationnoun

activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign);

‘it was a joint operation of the navy and air force’;

Processnoun

a mental process that you are not directly aware of;

‘the process of denial’;

Operationnoun

(computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction);

‘it can perform millions of operations per second’;

Processnoun

a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant;

‘a bony process’;

Operationnoun

process or manner of functioning or operating;

‘the power of its engine determine its operation’; ‘the plane's operation in high winds’; ‘they compared the cooking performance of each oven’; ‘the jet's performance conformed to high standards’;

Processverb

deal with in a routine way;

‘I'll handle that one’; ‘process a loan’; ‘process the applicants’;

Operationnoun

(mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods;

‘the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation’; ‘they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic’;

Processverb

subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition;

‘process cheese’; ‘process hair’; ‘treat the water so it can be drunk’; ‘treat the lawn with chemicals’; ‘treat an oil spill’;

Operationnoun

(psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents;

‘the process of thinking’; ‘the cognitive operation of remembering’;

Processverb

perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information;

‘The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech’;

Operationnoun

the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.);

‘her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride’;

Processverb

institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against;

‘He was warned that the district attorney would process him’; ‘She actioned the company for discrimination’;

Processverb

shape, form, or improve a material;

‘work stone into tools’; ‘process iron’; ‘work the metal’;

Processverb

deliver a warrant or summons to someone;

‘He was processed by the sheriff’;

Processverb

march in a procession;

‘They processed into the dining room’;

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons