noun a statement of events; a narrative.
2. process ·noun any marked prominence or projecting part, especially of a bone; anapophysis.
3. process ·noun the act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance.
4. process ·noun a series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; normal or actual course or procedure; regular proceeding; as, the process of vegetation or decomposition; a chemical process; processes of nature.
5. process ·noun 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.