Nouns denoting natural proesses

multiplex operation
an operation in which two or more activities are interleaved
 
biosynthesis
production of a chemical compound by a living organism
 
EDP
automatic data processing by electronic means without the use of tabulating cards or punched tapes
 
beach erosion
the erosion of beaches
 
retrieval
(computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory
 
natural selection
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
 
autotype
process for producing permanent prints in a carbon pigment
 
fossilisation
the process of fossilizing a plant or animal that existed in some earlier age; the process of being turned to stone
 
catalysis
acceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically unchanged at the end of the reaction
 
transpiration
the emission of water vapor from the leaves of plants
 
katamorphism
metamorphism that occurs at or near the earth's surface; breaks down complex minerals into simpler ones
 
anthropogeny
the evolution or genesis of the human race
 
cleavage
the breaking of a chemical bond in a molecule resulting in smaller molecules
 
syncretism
the fusion of originally different inflected forms (resulting in a reduction in the use of inflections)
 
population growth
increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state
 
agenesia
imperfect development; nondevelopment of a part
 
lysis
recuperation in which the symptoms of an acute disease gradually subside
 
amphimixis
reproduction involving the union or fusion of a male and a female gamete
 
data mining
data processing using sophisticated data search capabilities and statistical algorithms to discover patterns and correlations in large preexisting databases; a way to discover new meaning in data
 
stochastic process
a statistical process involving a number of random variables depending on a variable parameter (which is usually time)
 
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