Nouns denoting natural proesses

chemical change
(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
 
aging
the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age
 
broadening
an increase in width
 
proliferation
a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons)
 
de-iodination
the removal of iodine atoms from organic compounds
 
slump
a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
 
pigmentation
the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings
 
carriage return
the operation that prepares for the next character to be printed or displayed as the first character on a line
 
wash
the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway)
 
dithering
the process of representing intermediate colors by patterns of tiny colored dots that simulate the desired color
 
schizogony
asexual reproduction by multiple fission; characteristic of many sporozoan protozoans
 
psychoanalytic process
a process that is assumed to occur in psychoanalytic theory
 
condensation
the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
 
concretion
the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys)
 
aphesis
the gradual disappearance of an initial (usually unstressed) vowel or syllable as in `squire' for `esquire'
 
absorption
(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
 
psychomotor development
progressive acquisition of skills involving both mental and motor activities
 
galvanization
stimulation with a galvanic current
 
relaxation
(physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers
 
Saale glaciation
the next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in northern Europe and the deposits laid down at that time
 
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