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English definition of “processing”

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.
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