time–sharing

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noun time–shar·ing \ˈtīm-ˌsher-iŋ\

Definition of time–sharing

  1. 1 or time–shareplay \-ˌsher\ :  joint ownership or rental of a vacation lodging (such as a condominium) by several persons with each occupying the premises in turn for short periods

  2. 2 :  simultaneous use of a central computer by many users at remote locations

time–share

transitive verb

1953

First Known Use of time–sharing

1953

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