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Definition 1: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) - [noun denoting process]

Samples where natural process or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the action of natural forces
  • volcanic activity

Synonyms for natural process in the sense of this definition

(natural process is a kind of ...) a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states

"events now in process" "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"

(... is a kind of natural process ) a process that liberates or discharges something

"there was a sudden release of oxygen" "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"

(... is a kind of natural process ) a slow westward shift of the equinoxes along the plane of the ecliptic caused by precession of the Earth's axis of rotation

(... is a kind of natural process ) a change from one state (solid or liquid or gas) to another without a change in chemical composition

(... is a kind of natural process ) the transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen

"the oxygenation of the blood"

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of oscillating between states

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of becoming cloudy or opaque

(... is a kind of natural process ) (physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of coming into being; becoming reality

"the materialization of her dream"

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of leaching

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas

(... is a kind of natural process ) a process in which ions are exchanged between a solution and an insoluble (usually resinous) solid; widely used in industrial processing

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of rendering inactive

"the gene inactivation system" "thermal inactivation of serum samples"

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

"the hardening of concrete" "he tested the set of the glue"

(... is a kind of natural process ) (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface

(... is a kind of natural process ) the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of becoming vitreous

(... is a kind of natural process ) the passage of gases through fine tubes because of differences in pressure or temperature

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process whereby a transducer accepts energy in one form and gives back related energy in a different form

"the transduction of acoustic waves into voltages by a microphone"

(... is a kind of natural process ) a process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes

(... is a kind of natural process ) the working together of two things (muscles or drugs for example) to produce an effect greater than the sum of their individual effects

(... is a kind of natural process ) a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

(... is a kind of natural process ) (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established

(... is a kind of natural process ) (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of becoming stiff or rigid

(... is a kind of natural process ) (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system

"a heat source" "a source of carbon dioxide"

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption)

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of becoming softer

"refrigeration delayed the softening of the fruit" "he observed the softening of iron by heat"

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)

"a good soak put life back in the wagon"

(... is a kind of natural process ) (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system

"the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide"

(... is a kind of natural process ) raising silkworms in order to obtain raw silk

(... is a kind of natural process ) (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of forming semisolid lumps in a liquid

(... is a kind of natural process ) (meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other properties by massive motion within the atmosphere

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state

(... is a kind of natural process ) the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys)

(... is a kind of natural process ) a process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency

(... is a kind of natural process ) (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of separating substances of different densities by the use of a centrifuge

(... is a kind of natural process ) a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field

(... is a kind of natural process ) any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of preventing redeposition

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of exposing to air (so as to purify)

"the aeration of the soil"

(... is a kind of natural process ) (thermodynamics) any process that occurs without gain or loss of heat

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid

(... is a kind of natural process ) (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium

"the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules"

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of gradually becoming inferior

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of removing magnetization

(... is a kind of natural process ) changing from an adsorbed state on a surface to a gaseous or liquid state

(... is a kind of natural process ) natural process that causes something to form

"the formation of gas in the intestine" "the formation of crystals" "the formation of pseudopods"

(... is a kind of natural process ) any uninterrupted stream or discharge

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of flocculating; forming woolly cloudlike aggregations

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means

(... is a kind of natural process ) the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation

(... is a kind of natural process ) (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat

(... is a kind of natural process ) the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of bubbling as gas escapes

(... is a kind of natural process ) the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)

(... is a kind of natural process ) the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors

(... is a kind of natural process ) separation into component parts

(... is a kind of natural process ) (physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration

(... is a kind of natural process ) the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

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