1. Noun.  A series of events to produce a result, especially as contrasted to product.
  2. Noun.  (legal) The act of serving a defendant with a summons or a writ.
  3. Noun.  (biology) An outgrowth of tissue or cell.
  4. Noun.  (computing) A task or program that is or was executing.
  5. Noun.  (manufacturing) A set of procedures used to produce a product, most commonly in the food and chemical industries.
  6. Noun.  A path of succession of states through which a system passes.
  7. Verb.  (transitive) To perform a particular process.
  8. Verb.  (transitive) To treat with a substance.
  9. Verb.  To walk in a procession.

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