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parallel processing Syllabification: par·al·lel pro·cess·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈperəˌlel ˈpräˌsesiNG/

Definition of parallel processing in English:


A mode of computer operation in which a process is split into parts that execute simultaneously on different processors attached to the same computer.
Example sentences
  • However, conventional embedded processors without efficient parallel processing could not execute massive image processing and high speed data transfer with low power consumption.
  • The advent of high speed super computers and parallel processing has decreased the length of time involved in a calculation but this approach is still not ‘fast.’
  • The eServer p655 is designed for applications that require very large databases or massively parallel processing, typically needed by companies in sectors like digital media and life sciences.
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