Pending vs Processing - What's the difference?

pending | processing |

As verbs the difference between pending and processing

is that pending is while processing is .

As an adjective pending

is awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation.

As a preposition pending

is while waiting for something; until.

As a noun processing is

the action of the verb to process .




  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation
  • begun but not completed
  • about to happen; imminent or impending
  • See also

    * impending


    (English prepositions)
  • While waiting for something; until.
  • processing


  • 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