What does processed mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. processed(adj)

    subjected to a special process or treatment

    "prepared ergot"; "processed cheeses are easy to spread"

  2. refined, processed(adj)

    freed from impurities by processing

    "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare

  3. processed(adj)

    prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process

    "processed ores"


  1. processed(Adjective)

    That has completed a required process.

  2. processed(Adjective)

    Modified through manufacture such as refinement or food processing.

    Processed foods are of dubious nutritional value.

  3. Origin: See process.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of processed in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of processed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kimberly Snyder:

    That step of picking up your own food will cut out more and more processed foods.

  2. George Will:

    Pessimism is as American as apple pie. Frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.

  3. Jacob Dweck:

    The BIS obviously is aware that self-classified exports of processed condensate are and will be taking place. They have no problem with such exports.

  4. Joy Bauer:

    Mother Nature got it pretty close to perfect herself—she doesn’t need much help, diet foods, which are often heavily processed and loaded with artificial sweeteners and other suspect ingredients, seem to be losing their appeal.

  5. Jaime Mass:

    If the whey is processed carefully and at low temperatures, it will contain naturally occurring immunoglobulins and lactoferrin, lactoferrin is actually a component of the immune system, supporting our overall immune health and helping us to fight off infections.

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