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Princeton's WordNet

  1. processedadjective

    subjected to a special process or treatment

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

  2. refined, processedadjective

    freed from impurities by processing

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

  3. processedadjective

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

    "processed ores"


  1. processedadjective

    That has completed a required process.

  2. processedadjective

    Modified through manufacture such as refinement or food processing.

    Processed foods are of dubious nutritional value.

  3. Etymology: See process.

Editors Contribution

  1. processedverb

    Verb form of the word process.

    The data processed in real-time updating at superluminal speed.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 13, 2020  

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  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

Examples of processed in a Sentence

  1. Michael Widener:

    With the economic hit many people have taken over the last few months, it's tougher to afford fresh, healthy food like fruits and veggies, which are more expensive than processed items.

  2. Maria Mascaraque:

    With meat it's very clear... you will have a hamburger whenever you are treating yourself, i don't think cow's milk or dairy in general has as bad a reputation as processed meats.

  3. Adamo Macri:

    Speaking of poison, unlike processed food, which is bad to consume, art should be the polar opposite: it should be over-processed to the point of being dangerous. To be deemed subversive, and intriguing to the eye and intellect, it must induce some form and degree of disruption. In that perspective, art is always safe, despite of idiotic censorship, as long as you don't eat it.”

  4. Mayim Bialik:

    Jim and I had a lot of nice moments together on set and I think one of the things that worked so well for us as actor partners, and maybe as producing partners too, is that we’re not overly sentimental as humans, which I think is helpful, it was helpful in our acting and also in the way we kind of processed ending a decade together.

  5. Kristin Gillespie:

    They contain significant amounts of salt, preservatives and saturated fats, a recent study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition confirmed the negative impact of these meats on heart health, demonstrating an increased risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease with higher consumption of processed meats.

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