1. social process a process involved in the formation of groups of persons
  2. Special Forces a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting
  3. spatial property any property relating to or occupying space
  4. surgical procedure a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments
  5. medical procedure a procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners
  6. dental procedure a procedure employed by a dentist
  7. Special Air Service a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
  8. specialty store a store that sells only one kind of merchandise
  9. special interest an individual or group who are concerned with some particular part of the economy and who try to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor
  10. space laboratory a manned artificial satellite in a fixed orbit designed for scientific research
  11. statistical procedure a method of analyzing or representing statistical data
  12. special pleading (law) a pleading that alleges new facts in avoidance of the opposing allegations
  13. cloze procedure a test for diagnosing reading ability
  14. special drawing rights reserve assets in the International Monetary Fund
  15. judicial proceeding a legal proceeding in a court
  16. genus Libocedrus cypresses that resemble cedars
  17. specialized developed or designed for a particular activity or function
  18. experimental procedure the specific techniques used in conducting a particular experiment
  19. serial processing sequential processing by two or more processing units
  20. special verdict a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other