subprocess

noun
sub·​pro·​cess | \ ˈsəb-ˌprä-ˌses How to pronounce subprocess (audio) , -ˌprō-, -səs \
variants: or sub-process
plural subprocesses or sub-processes

Definition of subprocess

: a process that is part of a larger process The wire transfer process is divided into two subprocesses: international and domestic wire transfers …— Mohit Sharma

First Known Use of subprocess

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Subprocess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subprocess. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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