multi-processing

What is multi-processing?

multi-processing meaning (IEEE) A mode of operation in which two or more processes [programs] are executed concurrently [simultaneously] by separate CPUs that have access to a common main memory. Contrast with multi-programming. See: multi-tasking, time sharing.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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