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Process vs. Routine

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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.’;

Routinenoun

A course of action to be followed regularly; a standard procedure.

Processnoun

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

Routinenoun

A set of normal procedures, often performed mechanically.

‘Connie was completely robotic and emotionless by age 12; her entire life had become one big routine.’;

Processnoun

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

Routinenoun

A set piece of an entertainer's act.

‘stand-up comedy routine’;

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Processnoun

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

Routinenoun

(computing) A set of instructions designed to perform a specific task; a subroutine.

Processnoun

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

Routineadjective

According to established procedure.

Processnoun

(biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.

Routineadjective

Regular; habitual.

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Processnoun

(anatomy) A structure that arises above a surface.

Routineadjective

Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.

Processnoun

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

Routinenoun

A round of business, amusement, or pleasure, daily or frequently pursued; especially, a course of business or offical duties regularly or frequently returning.

Processverb

(transitive) to perform a particular process on a thing

Routinenoun

Any regular course of action or procedure rigidly adhered to by the mere force of habit.

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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.’;

Routinenoun

an unvarying or habitual method of procedure

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.

Routinenoun

a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;

‘he did his act three times every evening’; ‘she had a catchy little routine’; ‘it was one of the best numbers he ever did’;

Processverb

To walk in a procession.

Routinenoun

a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

Processnoun

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

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

Routineadjective

occurring at fixed times or predictable intervals;

‘made her routine trip to the store’;

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.’;

Routineadjective

found in the ordinary course of events;

‘a placid everyday scene’; ‘it was a routine day’; ‘there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute’;

Processnoun

A statement of events; a narrative.

Routinenoun

a sequence of actions regularly followed

‘as a matter of routine a report will be sent to the director’; ‘I settled down into a routine of work and sleep’;

Processnoun

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

Routinenoun

a set sequence in a performance such as a dance or comedy act

‘he was trying to persuade her to have a tap routine in the play’;

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.

Routinenoun

a sequence of instructions for performing a task that forms a program or a distinct part of one.

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’;

Routineadjective

performed as part of a regular procedure rather than for a special reason

‘the Ministry insisted that this was just a routine annual drill’;

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’;

Routineverb

organize according to a routine

‘all had been routined with smoothness’;

Processnoun

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

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

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

Processnoun

a mental process that you are not directly aware of;

‘the process of denial’;

Processnoun

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

‘a bony process’;

Processverb

deal with in a routine way;

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

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’;

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’;

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’;

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