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scheduler Syllabification: sched·ul·er
Pronunciation: /ˈskejo͞olər/

Definition of scheduler in English:


1A person or machine that organizes or maintains schedules.
Example sentences
  • The schedulers know their business: this is a nation obsessed with bricks and mortar.
  • Organiser functions include a scheduler, alarm clock, calculator and world clock.
  • In truth, it's commonplace for harried, in-shop work schedulers or field supervisors to permit maintenance work to lapse.
1.1 Computing A program that arranges jobs or a computer’s operations into an appropriate sequence.
Example sentences
  • The software team programmed the scheduler to log when a job took longer than expected.
  • Latency is a function of the audio-interface hardware, the audio-interface device driver, the operating system scheduler and the application software.
  • Once the time slice of a running process is over, the Linux scheduler picks up another appropriate process from the run queue and allocates CPU power to that process.

Words that rhyme with scheduler

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