multitasking

play
noun, often attributive mul·ti·task·ing \-ˌtas-kiŋ\

Definition of multitasking

  1. 1 :  the concurrent performance of several jobs by a computer

  2. 2 :  the performance of multiple tasks at one time The job requires a person who is good at multitasking.

multitask

play \-ˌtask\ intransitive verb

multitasker

play \-ˌtas-kər\ noun

Examples of multitasking in a sentence

  1. The job requires someone who is good at multitasking.

1966

First Known Use of multitasking

1966

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MULTITASKING Defined for English Language Learners

multitasking

play
noun, often attributive mul·ti·task·ing \-ˌtas-kiŋ\

Definition of multitasking for English Language Learners

  • : the ability to do several things at the same time



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