Processing vs Execution - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between processing and execution

is that processing is the action of the verb to process while execution is execution.

As a verb processing

is .

processing

Noun

  • The action of the verb to process .
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Catherine Clabby
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Focus on Everything , passage=Not long ago, it was difficult to produce photographs of tiny creatures with every part in focus. That’s because the lenses that are excellent at magnifying tiny subjects produce a narrow depth of field. A photo processing technique called focus stacking has changed that.}}
  • The act of taking something through a set of prescribed procedures.
  • Derived terms

    * data processing * word processing

    Verb

    (head)
  • execution

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act, manner or style of executing (actions, maneuvers, performances).
  • *
  • The state of being executed (accomplished).
  • The battle plan was successfully executed .
  • The act of putting to death or being put to death as a penalty, or actions so associated.
  • (legal) The carrying into effect of a court judgment, or of a will.
  • (legal) The formal process by which a contract is made valid and put into binding effect.
  • (computing) The carrying out of an instruction, program or program segment by a computer.
  • The entire machine slowed down during the execution of the virus checker .
    Whenever the matrix inversion function executed the program crashed.

    Derived terms

    * execution style * posthumous execution

    Hyponyms

    * (penalty of death) crucifixion, electrocution, hanging, lethal injection