mul·​ti·​pro·​gram·​ming ˌməl-tē-ˈprō-ˌgra-miŋ How to pronounce multiprogramming (audio)
: the technique of utilizing several programs concurrently in a single computer system via multiprocessing

Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiprogramming was in 1959

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“Multiprogramming.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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