Share this entry
time-sharing Syllabification: time-shar·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈtīmˌSHeriNG/

Definition of time-sharing in English:


1The operation of a computer system by several users for different operations at the same time.
Example sentences
  • It's a modern version of computer time-sharing.
  • It is available with up to six fiber outputs for energy and time-sharing with a pulsed-on-demand operation.
2The use of a property as a vacation home at specified times by several joint owners.
Example sentences
  • Anyone considering fractional ownership should visit the web sites devoted to time-sharing.
  • My encounter offers a lesson about other high-pressure sales such as time-sharing, multi-level marketing and some life insurance and bank products.

Words that rhyme with time-sharing

mainspring • keyring
Definition of time-sharing in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources