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  1. priority processing data processing in which the operations performed are determined by a system of priorities
  2. multiprocessing simultaneous processing by two or more processing units
  3. parallel processing simultaneous processing by two or more processing units
  4. batch processing the serial execution of computer programs
  5. data processing (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information
  6. background processing the execution of low priority programs while higher priority programs are not using the processing system
  7. list processing processing data that is given in the form of chained lists
  8. word processing rapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing
  9. mineral processing crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques
  10. business data processing data processing in accounting or business management
  11. plant process a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
  12. foreground processing the execution of a program that preempts the use of the processing system
  13. ore processing crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques
  14. serial processing sequential processing by two or more processing units
  15. real-time processing data processing fast enough to keep up with an outside process
  16. teleprocessing data processing in which some of the functions are performed in different places and connected by transmission facilities
  17. bastardy proceeding a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined)
  18. processing preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
  19. command processing overhead (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
  20. Benday process a photoengraving technique for adding shading or texture or tone to a printed image