multiprogramming
noun Date: 1959 the technique of utilizing several interleaved programs concurrently in a single computer system

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Multiprogramming — Computer multiprogramming is the allocation of a computer system and its resources to more than one concurrent application, job or user ( program in this nomenclature). Initially, this technology was sought in order to optimize use of a computer… …   Wikipedia

  • Multiprogramming — Mul|ti|pro|gram|ming 〈[mʌ̣ltıprɔgræmıŋ] n. 15; unz.; EDV〉 parallel stattfindendes, in zeitlicher Hinsicht auf den Ablauf hin koordiniertes Arbeiten von mehreren Programmen innerhalb eines einzelnen Computers [<Multi... + engl. program… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Multiprogramming — Mul|ti|pro|gram|ming [... prougræ...] das; [s] <aus gleichbed. engl. multiprogramming> Betrieb von Datenverarbeitungsanlagen in der Weise, dass gleichzeitig mehrere Programme (4) in zeitlicher Verzahnung ablaufen (EDV) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • multiprogramming — /mul tee proh gram ing, greuh ming, mul tuy /, n. Computers. the overlapped or interleaved execution of two or more programs by a single CPU. [1955 60; MULTI + PROGRAM + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Multiprogramming — Mul|ti|pro|gram|ming 〈[mʌ̣ltıprɔgræmıŋ] n.; Gen.: s; Pl.: unz.; EDV〉 parallel stattfindendes, in zeitlicher Hinsicht auf den Ablauf hin koordiniertes Arbeiten von mehreren Programmen innerhalb eines einzelnen Computers [Etym.: <Multi… + engl.… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • multiprogramming — mul·ti·programming …   English syllables

  • multiprogramming —    A technique for handling multiple routines or programs seemingly simultaneously by overlapping or interleaving their execution …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • multiprogramming — n. Computing the execution of two or more independent programs concurrently …   Useful english dictionary

  • Multiprogramming with a Variable number of Tasks (MVT) — was the most sophisticated of three available configurations of the OS/360 s control program.cite book author = IBM title = OS/360 Introduction series = IBM Systems Reference Library date = 1972 url = http://bitsavers.vt100.net/pdf/ibm/360/GC28… …   Wikipedia

  • Multiprogramming Monitor —   [Abk. MP/M], eine Version des Betriebssystems CP/M für Multitasking und Mehrbenutzerbetrieb …   Universal-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”