Definition of Time sharing

1. Noun. (computer science) the use of a central computer by many users simultaneously.

Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Sharing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Time Sharing

time out
time out of mind
time outs
time perception
time period
time plan
time preference
time preferences
time reversal
time reversals
time scale
time scales
time sense
time series
time served
time sharing (current term)
time sheet
time sheets
time shifting
time signal
time signals
time signature
time signatures
time sink
time sinks
time slice
time slices
time slot
time slots
time spread

Literary usage of Time sharing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"This group developed the system further on an IBM 7090 computer and it became known as the Compatible time sharing System (CTSS). ..."

2. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"time sharing: Easy Solution? time sharing means that you buy the right to ... Part of the time-sharing concept is that you can exchange your location for ..."

3. Network Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"Time-sharing. The sharing, on a time basis, of available processing time on a single ... TSO Time-Sharing Option. An IBM programming system for implementing ..."

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