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multitasking

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
multitaskingmul‧ti‧task‧ing /ˈmʌltiˌtɑːskɪŋ $ -ˌtæs-/ noun [uncountable]  1 a computer’s ability to do more than one job at a time2 when a person does more than one thing at a time Women are traditionally supposed to be good at multitasking.
From Longman Business Dictionarymultitaskingmul‧ti‧task‧ing /ˈmʌltɪˌtɑːskɪŋ-ˌtæs-/ (also multi-tasking) noun [uncountable]1COMPUTING when a computer runs more than one program at the same time on a single PROCESSOR (=the central most important part of the computer) SYN MULTIPROCESSINGa powerful operating system that allows multitaskinga multitasking program2when someone does more than one job at the same timeA lot of emphasis is put on supervisory skills and multi-tasking.
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