Process id

process identifier

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  • Process identifier

    operating system (PID) An integer used by the Unix kernel to uniquely identify a process. PIDs are returned by the fork system call and can be passed to wait() or kill() to perform actions on the given process. (1996-12-09)

  • Processing

    noun, plural processes [pros-es-iz, ‐uh-siz, ‐uh-seez or, esp. British, proh-ses-iz, proh-suh-seez] /ˈprɒs ɛs ɪz, ‐ə sɪz, ‐əˌsiz or, esp. British, ˈproʊ sɛs ɪz, ˈproʊ sə siz/ (Show IPA) 1. a systematic series of actions directed to some end: to devise a process for homogenizing milk. 2. a continuous action, operation, or series of changes taking […]

  • Processing-tax

    noun 1. a tax levied by the government at an intermediate stage in the production of goods.

  • Procession

    noun 1. the act of moving along or proceeding in orderly succession or in a formal and ceremonious manner, as a line of people, animals, vehicles, etc. 2. the line or body of persons or things moving along in such a manner. 3. Ecclesiastical. an office, litany, etc., said or sung in a religious procession. […]

  • Processional

    [pruh-sesh-uh-nl] /prəˈsɛʃ ə nl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a procession. 2. of the nature of a procession; moving in an orderly or regular succession, sequence, or the like. 3. of a style, design, etc., customarily used in processions: processional regalia. 4. sung or played during a procession, as a hymn, march, […]

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