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parallelize

Line breaks: par¦al¦lel|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈparəlɛlʌɪz
 
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(also parallelise)

Definition of parallelize in English:

verb

[with object] Computing
Adapt (a program) to be suitable for running on a parallel processing system: special software parallelizes C-based programs
More example sentences
  • Hofsee describes the three level organization as ‘a radical break’ with conventional architecture ‘because it explicitly parallelizes computation and the transfers of data and instructions’.
  • By parallelizing the requirements to the developed system and the possibilities of the existing client database, we can say that some key basic features already are implemented, except the client per-user name indexing.
  • The compiler directives defined by OpenMP tell a compiler which regions of code should be parallelized and define specific options for parallelization.

Derivatives

parallelization

1
Pronunciation: /ˌparəlɛlɪʌˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • By virtue of parallelization over several processors or PC clusters, hardware developments have now pushed the limit of molecular simulation to 100 ns.
  • Miniaturization is being done in conjunction with parallelization to enable faster and cheaper testing and manipulation of cells and materials.
  • SPA thus allows the parallelization of the DNA amplification process without any direct human intervention.

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