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processing

 [pros´es-ing]
the subjecting of something to a series of operations or events to produce desired changes.
sensory processing the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, a performance component of occupational therapy.

pro·cess·ing

(prō'ses-ing),
1. Posttranslational modification of proteins, particularly secretory proteins and proteins targeted for membranes or specific cellular locations. Synonym(s): trafficking
2. Posttranscriptional modification of polynucleic acids.

processing

Managed care See Electronic claims processing Neurology See Natural language processing.

pro·cess·ing

(pros'es-ing)
The activity of effecting a series of changes in something so as to achieve a particular result.

pro·cess·ing

(pros'es-ing)
The activity of effecting a series of changes in something so as to achieve a particular result.

processing (pros´esing),

n in dentistry, the term that usually refers to the procedure of bringing about polymerization of appliances or working to the end product in denture or radiographic production.
processing, denture,
n the conversion of a wax pattern of a denture or trial denture into a denture with a base made of another material, such as acrylic resin. See also process.
processing tank,

processing

exposure to a set of processes.

feed processing
includes mechanical (crushing, crimping) thermal (boiling, exploding) chemical (acid or alkali treatment) and combinations of these.
meat processing
meat being exposed to any one of a series of curing or preserving processes such as salting, wet pickling, drying, cooking and canning, sausage manufacture, ham curing.
x-ray film processing
developing and fixing an exposed x-ray film. Some of this work is now done in automatic machines.

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Q. I had sugery on a fractured heel what is the recovery process? Wanting to meet people who are going thru this now or have already recovered from this injury. What should I expect?

A. Hey doyen_98, I was wondering how the recovery was coming along. How long ago have you had the surgery?

Q. What is the process a general physician would use to diagnose adult ADHD? I'm have an appointment with my primary care physician to be screened for adult ADHD. Does anyone know what he will do in order to test and diagnose me?

A. Actually I was just diagnosed with ADHD. I'm 57. My doctor sent me to a phyciatrist, and he asked me several questions. Gave me a scrip and want to see me back in a month. I answered 26 questions, and he rated on my answers.

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There must be two processing tanks (one of which will be covered for methane recovery) and a lagoon.
A distillation system is comprised of a processing tank, a heat source, and a cooling chamber.
to stop the nuclear chain reaction by draining cooling water from the processing tank, and the criticality finally came to an end at 6:14 a.
The Tokaimura government plans to dismantle a processing tank and other parts of the facility and store them in drums for future restoration.
With full cooperation from the manufacturer, this has been further pinpointed to a single processing tank at the production facility.
8, 1992: The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announces that it may order Phillips Petroleum Company Norway to close its main oil and gas processing tank at Ekofisk by the winter of 1995-96 due to safety concerns.
30, 1999, when two employees poured too much uranium into a processing tank -- bypassing several required steps -- and caused a nuclear fission chain reaction.
when two employees using buckets poured too much uranium into a processing tank and caused a nuclear fission chain reaction.
when two employees poured, using a bucket, too much uranium into a processing tank.