time-sharing


time–shar·ing

noun \ˈtīm-ˌsher-iŋ\

Definition of TIME-SHARING

1
:  simultaneous use of a central computer by many users at remote locations
2
or time–share \-ˌsher\ :  joint ownership or rental of a vacation lodging (as a condominium) by several persons with each occupying the premises in turn for short periods
time–share transitive verb

First Known Use of TIME-SHARING

1953

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