coprocessing

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noun co·pro·cess·ing \ (ˌ)kō-ˈprä-se-siŋ , -ˈprō- \
variants: or co-processing
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

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


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