natural process

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n natural process a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) "the action of natural forces","volcanic activity"
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Usage

In literature:

If, however, the child is selected for a course of higher education, the educative process becomes different in nature.
"The Children: Some Educational Problems" by Alexander Darroch
And according to the decree were all the serpents changed, in the process of nature.
"The Secret of the Creation" by Howard D. Pollyen
This stirring is secured by the unalterable laws which the Creator has fixed for the carrying on of the processes of nature.
"The Ocean and its Wonders" by R.M. Ballantyne
In that old pagan world this natural process is to be seen.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
This process simulates Necessity, or what we call Nature.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
But farming was not to Polk's taste; he hated waiting on the slow processes of Nature.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The nature of the process is a revolt of a group of cells.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
Still, of the processes of that strange nature, no one in the world knew much.
"The Genius" by Margaret Horton Potter
She flitted from one want to another as naturally as she breathed and with as little consciousness of the process.
"The Love Affairs of an Old Maid" by Lilian Bell
It is implicit in the natural development of the process of civilization.
"The Task of Social Hygiene" by Havelock Ellis
The magnificent regularity of natural processes has been repeatedly remarked by students of science.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
But how was it possible that such processes should occur in free nature?
"Evolution in Modern Thought" by Ernst Haeckel
It was "Nature's" own process at work.
"The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice" by Stephen Leacock
Isolation, also, is an important element in the process of natural selection.
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
On the contrary, it is a natural psychophysical process which demands careful supervision not to become dangerous.
"Psychotherapy" by Hugo Münsterberg
The process is naturally divided for treatment into two parts.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
Furthermore, hypnosis utilizes a natural mental process.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
The struggle for existence is a process in which an individual and nature are the parties.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The nature of a procession is to proceed.
"Emmy Lou" by George Madden Martin
Whatever the rude processes were to which the rude nature of the young Corsican was subjected, the result was remarkable.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
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In poetry:

Pitiful delusion!--in no nomenclature--
Maugre its profusion--O ambiguous nature!
Can man find expression of his own relation
To the great procession of facts in creation?
"A Pagan Reverie" by Frances Fuller Victor

In news:

A few letters are just beyond reason: "Kula is well-protected from natural disasters" (Nov. 7), "Process of predicting tsunamis needs improving" (Nov. 8) and "No need for tsunami warning sirens Upcountry " (Nov.
The process for becoming a naturalized citizen of the US is not easy.
View full size Yfat Yossifor MLive.com A natural gas processing facility on Erickson in Bay County's Fraser Township.
Making a name for themselves when they were young, these child stars have aged before our eyes, but not all of them have trusted the natural aging process.
ANN ARBOR—It looks like Mother Nature was wasting her time with a multimillion-year process to produce crude oil.
WEST UNION — Dozens of officials Thursday gathered at a 50-acre farm in Doddridge County to commemorate the opening of a natural gas processing plan.
Dozens of officials Thursday gathered at a 50-acre farm in Doddridge County to commemorate the opening of a natural gas processing plant.
After the dunes are reshaped, the topsoil is spread over the bare sand in a thin layer, triggering the natural processes that facilitate the recovery of the dunes .
It is the natural process and is a necessary process for various species of wildlife to catch their food.
The main goal of Natural World is the production of quality and comfort footwear , respecting the planet from the beginning until the end of its production process.
Prohibits marketing such food, or other processed food, as ¿natural.¿ Provides exemptions.
After all, icebergs calving from glaciers is a natural process that would happen even if the earth's temperature were holding steady.
Sorry, the Nature Print Entry Process is now closed.
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Republican Senate Candidate Wendy Long criticized state officials Thursday for taking too much time to approve the controversial natural gas drilling process known as hydrofracking.
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In science:

For our present purposes it is natural to consider the class of models we study as Gaussian processes on the hypercube SN = {−1, 1}N .
Fluctuations of the free energy in the REM and the p-spin SK models
Fn)n∈N the natural filtration of the process (Mn )n∈N .
Random walks on randomly oriented lattices
However, if we are interested in connections between multiplicative chaos and random walks in random environment on a tree, it is this latter process that naturally appears in both sub jects.
Random walks in random environment on trees and multiplicative chaos
The scaling of the vertical axis is explained on the basis of diffusion process after tr , which is of the same nature as for t < T /2.
Quantum Irreversibility of Energy Spreading
In this section we attempt to quantify the dynamical nature of the condensation process in the context of the formation of interstellar clouds by TI.
The nonlinear development of the thermal instability in the atomic ISM and its interaction with random fluctuations
This supports the hypothesis for a collective nature of the process.
On the possible physical mechanism of Chernobyl catastrophe and the unsoundness of official conclusion
The introduction of such a terminology is natural, since in the diagram formula for multiple stochastic integrals with respect to Gaussian processes those diagrams appear (with the same integrals attached to them) which we called Gaussian.
An estimate about multiple stochastic integrals with respect to a normalized empirical measure
One of the most difficult aspects of the reductionism process to define is its connection with the nature.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
This is not to be considered a special property of statistical processes that make them different from the deterministic nature of classical and quantum mechanics.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Grigolini, ”Quantum Jumps as an Ob jective Process of Nature”, Phys.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
The SP theory is an abstract model of any system for processing information, either natural or artificial.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
The corresponding branch height distribution is Poissonian, reflecting the random nature of the merger process that underlies tree growth.
Extremal Properties of Random Structures
The process X N is naturally defined on I N = {x ∈ R3 : N x1 ∈ Z+ , N x2 ∈ Z, N x3 ∈ Z+}.
Critical random hypergraphs: The emergence of a giant set of identifiable vertices
This Abelian nature is reminiscen t of the process of long addition.
Playing with sandpiles
Nevertheless, it is natural to investigate such processes, and particularly to look for their equilibrium measures.
Exchangeable Fragmentation-Coalescence processes and their equilibrium measures
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