Definition of multiprocessing in English:

Share this entry

multiprocessing

Pronunciation: /mʌltɪˈprəʊsɛsɪŋ/
(also multiprogramming)

noun

Computing
Another term for multitasking.
Example sentences
  • 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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: multi|pro¦cess|ing

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.