Definition of multiprocessing in English:


Syllabification: mul·ti·proc·ess·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌməltiˈpräsesiNG, ˌməltī-, -ˈpräsəsiNG
(also multiprogramming)


  • The running of two or more programs or sequences of instructions simultaneously by a computer with more than one central processor.
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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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