Nouns denoting natural proesses

Solvay process
an industrial process for producing sodium carbonate from sodium chloride and ammonia and carbon dioxide
 
fructification
the bearing of fruit
 
fissiparity
reproduction of some multicellular organisms by division, as in the case of some starfish
 
demand
the ability and desire to purchase goods and services
 
assimilation
the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
 
boiling
the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
 
ossification
the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material
 
chain reaction
a series of chemical reactions in which the product of one is a reactant in the next
 
negative feedback
feedback in opposite phase with (decreasing) the input
 
metabolism
the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
 
extravasation
the process of exuding or passing out of a vessel into surrounding tissues; said of blood or lymph or urine
 
heterometabolism
development of insects with incomplete metamorphosis in which no pupal stage precedes maturity
 
growing
(electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
 
Americanization
assimilation into American culture
 
transamination
the process of transfering an amino group from one compound to another
 
cohesion
(botany) the process in some plants of parts growing together that are usually separate (such as petals)
 
hydration
the process of combining with water; usually reversible
 
Anglicization
the act of anglicizing; making English in appearance
 
corruption
decay of matter (as by rot or oxidation)
 
concurrent execution
the execution of two or more computer programs by a single computer
 
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