in-pro·​cess (ˌ)in-ˈprä-ˌses How to pronounce in-process (audio)
: of, relating to, or being goods in manufacture as distinguished from raw materials or from finished products

Examples of in-process in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though Lee didn't share any in-process pics, there's no doubt that this was a slow and steady color change to avoid stressing out Roberts's gorgeous hair. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 17 June 2024 At this free event, the filmmakers will talk about their films while showing clips of the in-process docs. Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2024 This decrease was primarily due to in-process research and development expense of $1.8 million in 2022 associated with our licensing of the DNase platform for which there was no similar expense in 2023. Miami Herald, 22 Mar. 2024 Further down the line, Yellowjackets co-creator Ashley Lyle tweeted on Tuesday that the Showtime drama, whose episodes are typically packed with classic alt-rock from the 1990s, has stopped work on the in-process third season as its second season continues to roll out. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 3 May 2023 Seurat’s in-process painting, a scene of Parisians lollygagging in a park on the banks of the Seine on an ordinary Sunday, is projected onto a scrim behind which the orchestra can be seen playing. Charles McNultytheater Critic, Los Angeles Times, 21 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of in-process was in 1925

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“In-process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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