process

  

Definition

Sequence of interdependent and linked procedures which, at every stage, consume one or more resources (employee time, energy, machines, money) to convert inputs (data, material, parts, etc.) into outputs. These outputs then serve as inputs for the next stage until a known goal or end result is reached.

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  • It turned out that, for Gene, adopting a child was a very difficult process, since he no stable income, and could not vouch for his own caregiving skills.

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  • Remember the process and you can move forward, but take a long time to figure out exactly what it is that you are doing.

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  • The process in which the plastic tubing is made carries throughout the factory, as we will demonstrate on the tour about to be taken.

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