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   Hierarchy of Activities Facet .... Activities Facet
   Hierarchy of Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name) ........ Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
   ............ <processes and techniques by specific type>
   ................ abandonment (process)
   Hierarchy of <additive and joining processes and techniques> ................ <additive and joining processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of adhesion .................... adhesion
   Hierarchy of assembling (additive and joining process) .................... assembling (additive and joining process)
   .................... bonding (joining)
   Hierarchy of coloring (process) .................... coloring (process)
   .................... compiling (additive processes)
   .................... felting
   Hierarchy of filling (process) .................... filling (process)
   Hierarchy of impregnation (saturation of material) .................... impregnation (saturation of material)
   .................... injecting
   Hierarchy of laminating .................... laminating
   .................... layering
   .................... mitering
   Hierarchy of mixing .................... mixing
   Hierarchy of <placing processes and techniques> .................... <placing processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of sewing (needleworking technique) .................... sewing (needleworking technique) [N]
   .................... splicing
   Hierarchy of <surface covering processes and techniques> .................... <surface covering processes and techniques>
   .................... weighting
   Hierarchy of wetting .................... wetting
   Hierarchy of adjusting ................ adjusting
   .................... calibration
   .................... tuning
   Hierarchy of alteration (process and technique) ................ alteration (process and technique)
   .................... overpainting (technique) [N]
   .................... redesign
   Hierarchy of reworking .................... reworking
   Hierarchy of analysis and testing techniques ................ analysis and testing techniques
   Hierarchy of accelerated aging .................... accelerated aging
   Hierarchy of assaying .................... assaying
   .................... attenuated total reflectance
   .................... building inspection
   Hierarchy of chemical analysis .................... chemical analysis
   Hierarchy of chromatography .................... chromatography
   .................... colorimetry
   .................... dactyloscopy
   .................... digital image correlation
   .................... discrete element method
   .................... dynamic analysis
   Hierarchy of electrophoresis .................... electrophoresis
   Hierarchy of endoscopy .................... endoscopy
   .................... finite element method
   .................... flash photolysis
   .................... flash thermography
   .................... flat-jack testing
   .................... fractography
   .................... graphology
   .................... impact-echo
   Hierarchy of interferometry .................... interferometry
   Hierarchy of ion beam analysis .................... ion beam analysis
   .................... liquid scintillation counting
   .................... mammography
   Hierarchy of mass spectrometry .................... mass spectrometry
   Hierarchy of measuring .................... measuring
   .................... micro-destructive testing
   Hierarchy of microscopy .................... microscopy
   .................... noncontact testing
   .................... nondestructive testing
   .................... noninvasive testing
   .................... nuclear magnetic resonance relaxometry
   .................... Oddy test
   .................... optical oxygen sensing
   .................... peptide mass fingerprinting
   .................... phosphate mapping
   .................... predictive modeling
   .................... respirometry
   Hierarchy of scanning .................... scanning
   .................... short-span tensile analysis
   Hierarchy of site analysis .................... site analysis
   .................... solid-phase microextraction
   .................... spatial analysis
   Hierarchy of spectrometry .................... spectrometry
   Hierarchy of spectroscopy .................... spectroscopy
   .................... spot test
   .................... stable isotope analysis
   .................... staining (testing technique)
   .................... systems analysis
   .................... terrain analysis
   Hierarchy of thermal analysis .................... thermal analysis
   .................... titration
   Hierarchy of use-wear analysis .................... use-wear analysis
   .................... visual inspection
   .................... voltammetry
   ................ attaching (process)
   ................ attenuation
   Hierarchy of body modification ................ body modification
   .................... circumcisions [N]
   .................... clitoridectomies [N]
   .................... mummification
   .................... scarification (process)
   .................... tattooing [N]
   ................ buttressing
   ................ careening
   ................ completion
   Hierarchy of condition changing (processes) ................ condition changing (processes)
   .................... bleeding (seeping)
   .................... carbonation
   Hierarchy of color changes .................... color changes
   Hierarchy of deterioration .................... deterioration
   .................... devitrification
   Hierarchy of dissolution (physical process) .................... dissolution (physical process)
   .................... embrittlement
   .................... fossilization
   .................... interpolation
   .................... kaolinization
   .................... rot
   .................... salinization
   Hierarchy of size-related changes .................... size-related changes
   .................... solidification
   Hierarchy of surface or structural changes .................... surface or structural changes
   ................ construction techniques
   ................ creating (artistic activity)
   ................ customizing
   ................ damage (process)
   ................ damping
   Hierarchy of decoration (process) ................ decoration (process)
   .................... chinkin-bori
   Hierarchy of edge decoration (bookbinding process) .................... edge decoration (bookbinding process) [N]
   .................... heidatsu
   .................... hwagak
   .................... kirikane
   .................... maki-e (decoration)
   .................... nashiji
   Hierarchy of destruction (process) ................ destruction (process)
   Hierarchy of blasting .................... blasting
   Hierarchy of breaking .................... breaking
   .................... crushing
   .................... defacement
   .................... deforestation
   .................... demolition (process)
   .................... deurbanization
   .................... dismemberment
   .................... mutilation
   ................ detaching
   ................ Disneyfication
   ................ electromigration
   ................ electroosmosis
   Hierarchy of <exploring and investigating techniques> ................ <exploring and investigating techniques>
   .................... dowsing
   .................... lidar
   .................... prospecting
   Hierarchy of radar .................... radar
   .................... remote sensing
   .................... site location
   .................... sonar
   .................... Structure from Motion
   Hierarchy of surveying (process) .................... surveying (process)
   ................ fast-track method
   Hierarchy of <finishing and refinishing processes> ................ <finishing and refinishing processes>
   Hierarchy of finishing (process) .................... finishing (process)
   .................... refinishing
   Hierarchy of <food- and beverage-making processes and techniques> ................ <food- and beverage-making processes and techniques>
   .................... cheese making
   .................... gastronomy [N]
   .................... wine making (process)
   Hierarchy of forming (physical activity) ................ forming (physical activity)
   Hierarchy of bending .................... bending
   .................... beveling
   .................... cabochoning
   Hierarchy of casting (process) .................... casting (process)
   .................... chamfering
   Hierarchy of compaction .................... compaction
   .................... corrugating
   Hierarchy of crimping .................... crimping
   .................... electroforming
   .................... extrusion
   .................... faceting
   .................... flattening
   Hierarchy of founding (metal or glass working) .................... founding (metal or glass working)
   .................... knurling
   .................... leveling
   Hierarchy of modeling (forming) .................... modeling (forming)
   Hierarchy of molding (forming) .................... molding (forming)
   .................... mold-making
   .................... moulage
   .................... planishing
   Hierarchy of pressing .................... pressing
   .................... pultrusion
   .................... ring-building
   .................... shiplapping (process)
   .................... squaring (forming)
   Hierarchy of stamping (forming) .................... stamping (forming)
   .................... stereotomy
   .................... streamlining
   .................... stretching
   ................ framing (processes)
   ................ handling (art handling)
   Hierarchy of <image-making processes and techniques> ................ <image-making processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of animation (process) .................... animation (process)
   .................... automatism (image-making process)
   .................... cartooning
   .................... cerography (process)
   .................... collage (technique)
   Hierarchy of <computer image-making processes and techniques> .................... <computer image-making processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of copying .................... copying
   .................... courvoisier (technique)
   .................... d├ęcollage (image-making process)
   .................... d├ęcoupage (image making technique)
   Hierarchy of <drawing and drawing techniques> .................... <drawing and drawing techniques>
   Hierarchy of <filmmaking and filmmaking processes and techniques> .................... <filmmaking and filmmaking processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of <filmmaking forms and presentations> .................... <filmmaking forms and presentations>
   .................... fumage
   Hierarchy of graphic arts .................... graphic arts
   .................... illumination (image-making process)
   Hierarchy of illustration (process) .................... illustration (process)
   .................... image-making (making objects)
   Hierarchy of imaging (image making process) .................... imaging (image making process)
   .................... magnetic resonance imaging
   .................... mapmaking (process)
   Hierarchy of micrographics .................... micrographics
   Hierarchy of montage (image-making technique) .................... montage (image-making technique)
   Hierarchy of <painting and painting techniques> .................... <painting and painting techniques>
   Hierarchy of <perspective and shading techniques> .................... <perspective and shading techniques>
   Hierarchy of <photography and photographic processes and techniques> .................... <photography and photographic processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of <printing and printing processes and techniques> .................... <printing and printing processes and techniques>
   .................... printmaking
   Hierarchy of reprography .................... reprography
   .................... rosemaling
   Hierarchy of sculpting .................... sculpting [N]
   Hierarchy of sgraffito (technique) .................... sgraffito (technique)
   Hierarchy of sketching .................... sketching
   .................... skiagraphy
   .................... tattooing
   Hierarchy of topography (image-making) .................... topography (image-making)
   Hierarchy of <typography and typographic processes and techniques> .................... <typography and typographic processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of writing (processes) .................... writing (processes)
   Hierarchy of lighting techniques ................ lighting techniques
   Hierarchy of <lighting techniques by direction> .................... <lighting techniques by direction>
   Hierarchy of <lighting techniques by distribution> .................... <lighting techniques by distribution>
   ................ magnification
   ................ modernization
   Hierarchy of music composition techniques ................ music composition techniques
   .................... aleatory
   .................... just intonation
   Hierarchy of <object-making processes and techniques> ................ <object-making processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of 3-D printing .................... 3-D printing
   .................... basketmaking
   .................... beadmaking
   .................... boatbuilding
   Hierarchy of bookbinding and bookbinding processes and techniques .................... bookbinding and bookbinding processes and techniques
   .................... brickmaking
   .................... brushmaking
   .................... candlemaking
   .................... clock making
   .................... coopering
   .................... dollmaking
   .................... dressmaking
   Hierarchy of furniture making .................... furniture making
   .................... gunsmithing
   .................... jewelry making
   .................... kitemaking
   .................... lutherie
   .................... maskmaking
   .................... minting
   .................... model-making
   .................... puppet making
   Hierarchy of rapid prototyping .................... rapid prototyping
   .................... ropemaking
   .................... rugmaking
   Hierarchy of sculpting .................... sculpting
   .................... shipbuilding
   .................... taxidermy
   .................... toy making
   .................... watch making
   ................ oiling
   ................ passivation
   ................ patterning
   Hierarchy of physicochemical processes ................ physicochemical processes
   .................... absorption (physicochemical processes)
   .................... acetolysis
   .................... acetylation
   .................... acid migration
   .................... adsorption
   .................... alkali-silica reaction
   .................... anoxia (environmental condition)
   .................... autocatalysis
   Hierarchy of backscattering .................... backscattering
   .................... biosynthesis
   Hierarchy of burning .................... burning
   .................... carbonization
   .................... carboxylation
   .................... condensation (process)
   .................... conduction
   .................... crosslinking
   Hierarchy of crystallization .................... crystallization
   .................... cupellation
   Hierarchy of deacidification .................... deacidification
   .................... deflocculation
   .................... dehumidification
   .................... deionization
   .................... demineralization
   .................... desalination
   .................... desorption
   .................... dewatering
   .................... diagenesis
   Hierarchy of dialysis .................... dialysis
   .................... dilution
   .................... distillation
   Hierarchy of drying .................... drying
   .................... electrolysis
   .................... elutriation
   .................... evaporation
   .................... gelation
   .................... hornification
   Hierarchy of humidification .................... humidification
   .................... hydration
   .................... hydrogen bonding
   Hierarchy of hydrolysis .................... hydrolysis
   .................... hypoxia (environmental condition)
   .................... ion exchange
   Hierarchy of ionization .................... ionization
   .................... ion transport
   Hierarchy of irradiation (physicochemical process) .................... irradiation (physicochemical process)
   .................... liquefaction
   .................... magnetization
   Hierarchy of mineralization .................... mineralization
   .................... natural aging
   .................... neutralization
   .................... nuclear reaction
   Hierarchy of oxidation .................... oxidation
   .................... ozonation
   .................... penetration
   .................... phase inversion
   .................... photoaging
   .................... photocatalysis
   .................... plastination
   .................... polymerase chain reaction
   Hierarchy of polymerization .................... polymerization
   .................... pyrolysis
   .................... Raman scattering
   .................... redox
   .................... rehydration
   .................... saponification
   .................... sorption
   .................... steaming
   .................... sublimation
   .................... sulfonation
   Hierarchy of temperature-related physicochemical processes .................... temperature-related physicochemical processes
   .................... vitrification
   Hierarchy of x-ray scattering .................... x-ray scattering
   ................ pouring
   Hierarchy of preparing ................ preparing
   .................... pretreatment
   .................... sample preparation
   Hierarchy of preserving ................ preserving
   .................... embalming
   .................... salting (preserving)
   .................... smoking (preserving)
   Hierarchy of <processes and techniques by material> ................ <processes and techniques by material>
   .................... caning
   .................... featherworking (process)
   Hierarchy of <glassworking and glassworking processes and techniques> .................... <glassworking and glassworking processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of hairstyling .................... hairstyling
   Hierarchy of hide and skin processing .................... hide and skin processing
   .................... lapidary (process)
   .................... leatherworking
   Hierarchy of <metalworking and metalworking processes and techniques> .................... <metalworking and metalworking processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of <paperworking processes and techniques> .................... <paperworking processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of pottery techniques .................... pottery techniques
   Hierarchy of stone-working .................... stone-working
   Hierarchy of textile processes and techniques .................... textile processes and techniques
   Hierarchy of <upholstering and upholstering techniques> .................... <upholstering and upholstering techniques>
   Hierarchy of <woodworking and woodworking processes and techniques> .................... <woodworking and woodworking processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of processing ................ processing
   Hierarchy of curing (preserving or seasoning) .................... curing (preserving or seasoning)
   .................... trying out (animal processing)
   ................ production (process)
   Hierarchy of <protective processes and techniques> ................ <protective processes and techniques>
   .................... camouflage
   .................... conservation (process)
   .................... fireproofing
   .................... fortifying
   .................... frostproofing
   .................... graffiti proofing
   .................... mothproofing [N]
   .................... rodent control [N]
   .................... rotproofing
   .................... rustproofing
   .................... shrinkproofing
   .................... soft capping
   .................... soundproofing
   Hierarchy of waterproofing .................... waterproofing
   .................... waxing
   .................... weatherproofing
   ................ raising (standing)
   ................ reattaching
   ................ rectification
   ................ repetition (process)
   ................ reprocessing
   ................ repurposing
   Hierarchy of <restorative processes and techniques> ................ <restorative processes and techniques>
   .................... bioremediation
   Hierarchy of compensation (restoring) .................... compensation (restoring)
   .................... derestoration
   .................... leafcasting
   .................... realkalization
   .................... refurbishment
   .................... remodeling
   .................... renovation
   Hierarchy of repairing .................... repairing
   .................... replacement
   Hierarchy of restoration (process) .................... restoration (process)
   .................... retrofitting
   .................... reweaving
   ................ rope access
   ................ scratching (process)
   Hierarchy of scutching (general process) ................ scutching (general process)
   .................... fiber scutching [N]
   Hierarchy of sealing (process) ................ sealing (process)
   .................... encapsulation
   .................... heat-sealing
   Hierarchy of separating ................ separating
   .................... bisecting
   Hierarchy of dispersion (process) .................... dispersion (process)
   .................... exfoliating
   Hierarchy of filtration .................... filtration
   Hierarchy of leaching .................... leaching
   .................... splitting
   Hierarchy of <sound-related processes and techniques> ................ <sound-related processes and techniques>
   .................... sound effects
   Hierarchy of stabilizing ................ stabilizing
   .................... buffering
   Hierarchy of consolidation .................... consolidation
   .................... fixing
   Hierarchy of strengthening .................... strengthening
   ................ stitching (generic process)
   Hierarchy of <storage and transporting processes and techniques> ................ <storage and transporting processes and techniques>
   .................... packing (preparation for storage and transporting)
   .................... rolling (preparation for storage and transporting)
   Hierarchy of <subtractive processes and techniques> ................ <subtractive processes and techniques>
   .................... attrition
   .................... bleaching
   .................... broaching
   Hierarchy of <carving and carving techniques> .................... <carving and carving techniques>
   Hierarchy of cleaning .................... cleaning
   Hierarchy of cutting (shaping or dividing) .................... cutting (shaping or dividing)
   .................... decalcifying
   .................... decarburization
   .................... dechlorination
   .................... decolorizing
   .................... degaussing
   .................... degumming
   .................... delignification
   .................... desizing
   .................... disassembling
   Hierarchy of dismantling .................... dismantling
   .................... dredging
   Hierarchy of drilling (process) .................... drilling (process)
   .................... electrolytic etching
   Hierarchy of engraving (action) .................... engraving (action)
   .................... erasing
   Hierarchy of etching (corroding) .................... etching (corroding)
   Hierarchy of excavation (process) .................... excavation (process)
   .................... exhumation
   .................... extracting (subtractive process)
   .................... fettling
   .................... filing
   .................... fractionation
   Hierarchy of grinding .................... grinding
   .................... honing (process)
   .................... knapping
   .................... Levallois technique
   .................... macerating
   .................... machining
   Hierarchy of mining .................... mining
   .................... perforating
   .................... picking
   .................... piercing
   .................... planing
   .................... quarrying
   .................... reaming
   Hierarchy of removing .................... removing
   .................... retouch (archaeological concept)
   .................... scraping
   .................... shaving (process)
   .................... skeletonizing
   .................... skimming
   .................... skinning (subtractive process)
   .................... stripping
   .................... turning (shaping process)
   .................... whittling
   .................... wiping
   Hierarchy of <surface marking processes and techniques> ................ <surface marking processes and techniques>
   Hierarchy of blocking (surface marking) .................... blocking (surface marking)
   .................... debossing
   Hierarchy of embossing (technique) .................... embossing (technique)
   .................... impressing
   .................... incising
   .................... marbleizing
   .................... monogramming
   .................... mottling
   .................... pebbling
   .................... punching (surface marking technique)
   .................... pyrography
   .................... rifling
   .................... scoring
   .................... sponging (surface marking process)
   Hierarchy of stamping (marking) .................... stamping (marking)
   Hierarchy of stippling .................... stippling
   Hierarchy of tooling .................... tooling
   Hierarchy of temperature-related techniques ................ temperature-related techniques
   .................... annealing
   .................... calcining
   Hierarchy of firing (technique) .................... firing (technique)
   .................... freeze-drying
   .................... heat treatment
   .................... quenching
   .................... refining [N]
   Hierarchy of refrigeration (process) .................... refrigeration (process)
   .................... sintering
   .................... tempering
   Hierarchy of <transferring and transferring techniques> ................ <transferring and transferring techniques>
   .................... transferring
   Hierarchy of transferring techniques .................... transferring techniques
   Hierarchy of transmission processes ................ transmission processes
   .................... telecommuting
   Hierarchy of transporting ................ transporting
   .................... ferrying
   .................... lifting (transporting)
   .................... mailing
   .................... shipping
   ................ ventilation (process)
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