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massively parallel

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Definition of massively parallel in English:

adjective

Computing
(Of a computer) consisting of a great many parallel processing units, and so able to execute many different parts of a program at the same time.
Example sentences
  • These are also euphemistically called scalable parallel, massively parallel, or cluster computers.
  • Hundreds of millions of cheap computers working together as massively parallel computers lead to scientific advances we can't even imagine.
  • The challenge of developing codes for very complex, massively parallel computers has increased the emphasis on programming skills.

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