preprocess


pre·pro·cess

verb \(ˌ)prē-ˈprä-ˌses, -ˈprō-, -səs\

Definition of PREPROCESS

transitive verb
:  to do preliminary processing of (as data)
pre·pro·ces·sor \-ˌse-sər; -sə-sər, -ˌsr\ noun

First Known Use of PREPROCESS

1942

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