Definition of multiprocessing in English:

multiprocessing

Line breaks: multi|pro¦cess|ing
Pronunciation: /mʌltɪˈprəʊsɛsɪŋ
 
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(also multiprogramming)

noun

Computing
  • another term for multitasking.
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    • Symmetric multiprocessing set-ups usually involve dual configurations, although more processors can be catered for.
    • Symmetrical multiprocessing and superclustering are not new concepts, of course.
    • In multiprocessing operating systems such as Linux, the system never is dormant.

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