multiprocessing

noun
mul·​ti·​pro·​cess·​ing | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈprä-ˌse-siŋ How to pronounce multiprocessing (audio) , -ˌtī-, -ˈprō-, -sə-siŋ\

Definition of multiprocessing

: the processing of several computer programs at the same time especially by a computer system with two or more processors sharing a single memory

Other Words from multiprocessing

multiprocessor \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈprä-​ˌse-​sər How to pronounce multiprocessor (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ , -​ˈprō-​ , -​sə-​sər \ noun

First Known Use of multiprocessing

1961, in the meaning defined above

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