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time slice Syllabification: time slice
Pronunciation: /tīm slīs/

Definition of time slice in English:


A short interval of time during which a computer or its central processor deals uninterruptedly with one user or program, before switching to another.
Example sentences
  • The Linux scheduling algorithm will sometimes give the most unimportant and nicest process a time slice, even in circumstances where a higher-priority process is executable.
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