from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To perform preliminary processing on (data, for example).

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  • v. To process in advance.


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  • And what you're finding is that IPCC -- we're talking about 2,500 to 3,000 of the world's leading scientists going through a very strict scientific preprocess, Peer review papers, the vetting that's involved in science, and the natural conservative statements of science, the reticence of science to say anything truly definitive.

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  • He con - trolled more than raw data now; if he could master them, the continent's computers could process this avalanche, much the way parts of the human brain preprocess their input.

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  • We are technically taxed 2x's, once in the preprocess, as taxpayers, and again at the pump.

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  • That's the reason why we will try to introduce some new mechanism to preprocess the user's inputs before it can be search into the Chatbot database.

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  • Before Election Day, officials can preprocess ballots by verifying signatures, but cannot begin to tabulate results.

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  • You also have the option to preprocess shaky handheld footage Forum

  • We decided to optimize the process by generating a new texture from the height maps as a preprocess.


  • I guess I just need to figure out a simple Luma boost preprocess. Forum

  • NET FX runtime, we preprocess the templates as described here and include the compiled code into System.

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