coprocessing

noun
co·pro·cess·ing | \(ˌ)kō-ˈprä-se-siŋ, -ˈprō-\
variants: or co-processing

Definition of coprocessing 

: the act of processing something with or at the same time as something else Coprocessing of tires with coal produces liquid synthetic crude oil, taking advantage of the high hydrogen content in the tires.— Joseph Haggin

First Known Use of coprocessing

1977, in the meaning defined above

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