Definition of time-sharing in English:

time-sharing

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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1The use of a property as a holiday home at specified times by several joint owners.
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    • Anyone considering fractional ownership should visit the web sites devoted to time-sharing.
    • My encounter offers a lesson about other high-pressure sales such as time-sharing, multi-level marketing and some life insurance and bank products.
  • 2The operation of a computer system by several users for different operations at the same time.
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    • It's a modern version of computer time-sharing.
    • It is available with up to six fiber outputs for energy and time-sharing with a pulsed-on-demand operation.

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