Definition of Natural process

1. Noun. A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings). "Volcanic activity"

Exact synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action
Generic synonyms: Physical Process, Process
Specialized synonyms: Radiation, Absorption, Acidification, Adiabatic Process, Aeration, Antiredeposition, Capture, Capture, Centrifugation, Chemical Action, Chemical Change, Chemical Process, Chromatography, Concretion, Condensation, Convection, Clotting, Coagulation, Curdling, Decay, Demagnetisation, Demagnetization, Desorption, Diffusion, Disintegration, Dissolution, Distillation, Distillment, Drift, Effervescence, Cataphoresis, Dielectrolysis, Electrophoresis, Ionophoresis, Ecesis, Establishment, Extinction, Extraction, Feedback, Filtration, Flocculation, Flow, Formation, Fossilisation, Fossilization, Geologic Process, Geological Process, Curing, Hardening, Set, Solidification, Solidifying, Inactivation, Ion Exchange, Ionisation, Ionization, Leach, Leaching, Magnetic Induction, Magnetisation, Magnetization, Materialisation, Materialization, Nuclear Reaction, Opacification, Oscillation, Oxygenation, Pair Creation, Pair Formation, Pair Production, Phase Change, Phase Transition, Physical Change, State Change, Precession Of The Equinoxes, Release, Saltation, Scattering, Sericulture, Sink, Soak, Soakage, Soaking, Softening, Sorption, Source, Rigidification, Rigidifying, Stiffening, Stimulation, Ecological Succession, Succession, Natural Selection, Selection, Survival, Survival Of The Fittest, Synergism, Synergy, Temperature Change, Transduction, Transpiration, Vitrification
Derivative terms: Active, Active

Definition of Natural process

1. Noun. A process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings). For example, volcanic activity and tidal activities. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Natural Process

natural monopoly
natural mutation
natural number
natural numbers
natural object
natural order
natural person
natural persons
natural phenomenon
natural philosophy
natural pigment
natural preserve
natural price
natural prices
natural process (current term)
natural processes
natural product
natural products
natural reserve
natural resin
natural resource
natural resources
natural science
natural sciences
natural scientist
natural scientists
natural selection
natural shape
natural son

Literary usage of Natural process

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Science of a new life by John Cowan (1870)
"It should in the commencement be understood that the bearing of children is a natural process—that the pre-natal growth and birth of the child should ..."

2. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"Among the Dutch a monarchy had gradually grown up, evolved by a natural process and meeting a practical need. It was a sort of hereditary guardianship of ..."

3. A Constitutional History of the House of Lords by Luke Owen Pike (1894)
"... a consequence of the Great Rebellion—the House of Lords ral process has become what it is by a gradual and natural process of of ^«lop- development. ..."

4. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1892)
"They may be thought of, (1) as made without natural process, (2) as derived simply, ... The first view asserts divine agency, but denies natural process; ..."

5. A Study in Moral Problems by Bertram Mitchell Laing (1922)
"But that attitude suggests the question whether the natural process is simply to be submitted to because it is a process that inevitably tends to result in ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"He traces the gradual elevation of man to the social state, which he conceives as a natural process determined by "the necessities of human life. ..."

7. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"Although this is a perfectly natural process, it is often, from want of skill, or rather want of knowledge of natural laws, a source of painful disease to ..."

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