Definition of Multitasking

1. Verb. (present participle of multitask) ¹



2. Noun. (computing) The simultaneous execution of multiple tasks (programs) under the control of an interrupt-driven operating system. ¹

3. Noun. (buzzword figuratively) The practice or capability of handling more than one task at the same time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Multitasking

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multitasking

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multitailed
multitalented
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multitaper
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multitarget
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multitasking (current term)
multitaskings
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multitaxon
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multitheater

Literary usage of Multitasking

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1. 32-bit Architecture And Os/2 ApplicationsComp (1993)
"They have also provided extensive multitasking and multithreading capabilities. Although some OS/2 Version 1 users were exposed to multitasking and ..."

2. 3-D Deterministic Radiation Transport Computer Programs: Features by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"Recently the multitasking option has been restructured to eliminate large chunks of ... The resulting multitasking option included two types of domain ..."

3. Eternally Yours: Time in Design by Ed van Hinte (2004)
"A smaller story in relation to time is about multitasking, the idea of doing more than one thing ... We think, and we brush our teeth: that is multitasking. ..."

4. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"multitasking. multitasking has proved useful in experimental psychology and ... multitasking is simply performing two (or more) tasks concurrently. ..."

5. Danger Quicksand by David S. St Lawrence (2005)
"There are those who will say, "but I am just multitasking!" I am sure they are and like any computer that is multitasking, their attention is scattered over ..."

6. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for Windows by SAS Institute (2004)
"multitasking the ability of an operating system to execute more than one ... Almost all operating systems are capable of multitasking. named pipe a named ..."

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