time-sharing

noun time-shar·ing \ ˈtīm-ˌsher-iŋ \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of time-sharing

1 or time-share play \ˈtīm-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 : simultaneous use of a central computer by many users at remote locations

time-share

transitive verb

First Known Use of time-sharing

1953

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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