Nouns denoting natural proesses

transpiration
the process of giving off or exhaling water vapor through the skin or mucous membranes
 
usance
(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
 
opacification
the process of becoming cloudy or opaque
 
multiprocessing
simultaneous processing by two or more processing units
 
abscission
shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
 
union
healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones
 
beta decay
radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus that is accompanied by the emission of a beta particle
 
open-hearth process
a process for making steel using an open-hearth furnace
 
shedding
the process whereby something is shed
 
search
an operation that determines whether one or more of a set of items has a specified property
 
zymosis
(medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus)
 
scattering
the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions
 
homospory
the development of a single kind of asexual spores
 
accumulation
an increase by natural growth or addition
 
elimination reaction
a chemical reaction in which a molecule decomposes to two different molecules
 
inpouring
an inflow
 
destructive distillation
heating a solid substance in a closed container and collecting the volatile products
 
secernment
the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance
 
absorption
(chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid
 
endothermic reaction
a chemical reaction accompanied by the absorption of heat
 
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