time-sharing

noun
time-shar·ing | \ˈtīm-ˌsher-iŋ \

Definition of time-sharing 

1 or time-share \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

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First Known Use of time-sharing

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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