Definition of preprocess in English:

preprocess

Line breaks: pre|process
Pronunciation: /priːˈprəʊsɛs
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Subject (data) to preliminary processing: (as noun preprocessing) some preprocessing of the concordances is a desirable prerequisite to editing
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    • Data that is relatively static is preprocessed and stored as a text representation in databases enabling search engines to perform matches more quickly.
    • In the first major step, the input models are preprocessed to build a hierarchical data structure which is as an approximation to the input models.
    • This technique preprocesses scripts periodically, but only if they are accessed.

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