multiprocessing
noun Date: 1961 the processing of several computer programs at the same time especially by a computer system with two or more processors sharing a single memory • multiprocessor noun

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  • multiprocessing —    The ability of an operatingsystemtousemorethanoneprocessor in a single computer.    Symmetrical multiprocessing refers to the operating system s ability to assign tasks dynamically to the next available… …   Dictionary of networking

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  • multiprocessing — noun Computation using one more than one processor …   Wiktionary

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