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Structure vs. Process

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Structurenoun

A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.

‘The birds had built an amazing structure out of sticks and various discarded items.’;

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.’;

Structurenoun

The underlying shape of a solid.

‘He studied the structure of her face.’;

Processnoun

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

Structurenoun

The overall form or organization of something.

‘The structure of a sentence.’; ‘The structure of the society was still a mystery.’;

Processnoun

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

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Structurenoun

A set of rules defining behaviour.

‘For some, the structure of school life was oppressive.’;

Processnoun

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

Structurenoun

(computing)  Several pieces of data treated as a unit.

‘This structure contains both date and timezone information.’;

Processnoun

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

Structurenoun

  Underwater terrain or objects (such as a dead tree or a submerged car) that tend to attract fish

‘There's lots of structure to be fished along the west shore of the lake; the impoundment submerged a town there when it was built.’;

Processnoun

(biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.

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Structurenoun

A body, such as a political party, with a cohesive purpose or outlook.

‘The South African leader went off to consult with the structures.’;

Processnoun

(anatomy) A structure that arises above a surface.

Structurenoun

(logic)  A set along with a collection of finitary functions and relations.

Processnoun

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

Structureverb

(transitive) To give structure to; to arrange.

‘I'm trying to structure my time better so I'm not always late.’; ‘I've structured the deal to limit the amount of money we can lose.’;

Processverb

(transitive) to perform a particular process on a thing

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Structurenoun

The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction.

‘His son builds on, and never is contentTill the last farthing is in structure spent.’;

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.’;

Structurenoun

Manner of building; form; make; construction.

‘Want of insight into the structure and constitution of the terraqueous globe.’;

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.

Structurenoun

Arrangement of parts, of organs, or of constituent particles, in a substance or body; as, the structure of a rock or a mineral; the structure of a sentence.

‘It [basalt] has often a prismatic structure.’;

Processverb

To walk in a procession.

Structurenoun

Manner of organization; the arrangement of the different tissues or parts of animal and vegetable organisms; as, organic structure, or the structure of animals and plants; cellular structure.

Processnoun

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

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

Structurenoun

That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice.

‘There stands a structure of majestic frame.’;

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.’;

Structurenoun

a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity;

‘the structure consisted of a series of arches’; ‘she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons’;

Processnoun

A statement of events; a narrative.

Structurenoun

the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts;

‘artists must study the structure of the human body’; ‘the structure of the benzene molecule’;

Processnoun

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

Structurenoun

the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations;

‘his lectures have no structure’;

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.

Structurenoun

a particular complex anatomical structure;

‘he has good bone structure’;

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’;

Structurenoun

the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships;

‘the social organization of England and America is very different’; ‘sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family’;

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’;

Structureverb

give a structure to;

‘I need to structure my days’;

Processnoun

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

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

Structurenoun

the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex

‘the two sentences have equivalent structures’; ‘the company's weakness is the inflexibility of its management structure’;

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

Structurenoun

the quality of being organized

‘we shall use three headings to give some structure to the discussion’;

Processnoun

a mental process that you are not directly aware of;

‘the process of denial’;

Structurenoun

a building or other object constructed from several parts

‘the station is a magnificent structure and should not be demolished’;

Processnoun

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

‘a bony process’;

Structureverb

construct or arrange according to a plan; give a pattern or organization to

‘services must be structured so as to avoid pitfalls’;

Processverb

deal with in a routine way;

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

Structure

A structure is an arrangement and organization of interrelated elements in a material object or system, or the object or system so organized. Material structures include man-made objects such as buildings and machines and natural objects such as biological organisms, minerals and chemicals.

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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