Webster 1913 Edition
The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance.“Long process of time.”
The thoughts of men are widened with the
processof the suns.
A series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; normal or actual course or procedure; regular proceeding;
processof vegetation or decomposition; a chemical
Tell her the
processof Antonio’s end.
A statement of events; a narrative.
(Anat. & Zool.)
Any marked prominence or projecting part, especially of a bone; anapophysis.
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.
Deacon, who introduced it]
a method of obtaining chlorine gas by passing hydrochloric acid gas over heated slag which has been previously saturated with a solution of some metallic salt, as sulphate of copper.–
a writ of execution in an action at law.
in the condition of advance, accomplishment, transaction, or the like; begun, and not completed.–
the process by which a jury is summoned in a cause, and by which their attendance is enforced.
the process of manufacturing soda by treating salt with sulphuric acid, reducing the sodium sulphate so formed to sodium sulphide by roasting with charcoal, and converting the sodium sulphide to sodium carbonate by roasting with lime.–
the process of high milling for grinding flour. See under–
any process consisting of a cycle of operations such that the different operations of the cycle can be performed in reverse order with a reversal of their effects.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A proceeding or moving forward; progressive course; tendency; as the process of man's desire.
2.Proceedings; gradual progress; course; as the process of a war.
3.Operations; experiment; series of actions or experiments; as a chimical process.
4.Series of motions or changes in growth, decay, &c. in physical bodies; as the process of vegetation or of mineralization; the process of decomposition.
5.Course; continual flux or passage; as the process of time.
6.Methodical management; series of measures or proceedings.
The process of the great day--is described by our Savior.
7.In law, the whole course of proceedings, in a cause, real or personal, civil or criminal, from the original writ to the end of the suit. Original process is the means taken to compel the defendant to appear in court. Mesne process is that which issues, pending the suit, upon some collateral or interlocutory matter. Final process is the process of execution.
8.In anatomy, any protuberance, eminence or projecting part of a bone.