Adjective "bioprocessing" definition and examples

(Bioprocessing may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

The use of biological (typically cellular or enzymatic) processes to affect desired physical or chemical changes, especially in various industrial applications; (also) the processing of organic or inorganic materials (coal, minerals, etc.) using microbiological methods.

    More definitions

    1. a method or operation of preparing a biological material, especially a product of genetic engineering, for commercial use. verb (used with object)

    2. to treat or prepare through bioprocess. adjective

    3. noting, pertaining to, or involving a bioprocess: bioprocess technology.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "markets can be bioprocessing."

    Origin

    (bioprocess)1960s; earliest use found in BioScience.