co·​pro·​cess·​ing (ˌ)kō-ˈprä-se-siŋ How to pronounce coprocessing (audio)
variants or co-processing
: the act of processing something with or at the same time as something else
Coprocessing of tires with coal produces liquid synthetic crude oil, taking advantage of the high hydrogen content in the tires.Joseph Haggin

Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coprocessing was in 1977

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“Coprocessing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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