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parallel processing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
parallel processingˌparallel ˈprocessing noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 technicalTD when several computers work on a single problem at one time, or the process by which a single computer can perform several operations at the same time
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parallel processingThe autonomous method permits the program to be written as separate modules, which both simplifies the program and allows parallel processing.This requires both parallel processing and a system of constraint satisfaction, and connectionism offers a way of implementing such a system.Real Time Systems Manager software, optimised for parallel processing applications, is also provided.They are suitable for parallel processing, with one process for each node.The Lab is working on futures in parallel processing, distributed data-sharing systems, transaction processing, graphics, multimedia and visualisation.OnLine 7.0 is Informix's full-featured massively parallel processing solution, which its co-developing with Sequent.
From Longman Business Dictionaryparallel processingˌparallel ˈprocessingCOMPUTING a system in some types of computer that can work on several problems, calculations etc at the same time, making it much fasterNCR systems range from notepad computers to systems with parallel processing.parallel-processing research and development projects processing
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