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English definition of “processing”


noun [U]     /ˈprəʊsesɪŋ/ US   /ˈprɑːsesɪŋ/
PRODUCTION the series of actions that are taken to change raw materials during the production of goods : the processing of sth Uruguay's manufacturing production and exports are largely based on the processing of natural resources .processing equipment/facility/plant The refinery is among the largest and most advanced crude oil processing plants in the world .
IT the use of a computer to collect , store , organize , and use information → See also batch processing, CPU, data processing, distributed processing, parallel processing, word processing
(Definition of processing noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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