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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
real-timeˈreal-time adjective [only before noun] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š technicalTD a real-time computer system deals with information as fast as it receives it πŸ”Š a real-time operating system β€”real time noun [uncountable] πŸ”Š The images are created in real time.
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real-timeβ€’ The system provides operators with detailed real-time analysis of the status of all of their fleets.β€’ Performance Technologies was showing off a new system last week targeted at OEMs and integrators active in the real-time and embedded markets.β€’ The process is one of real-time digitisation.β€’ But these real-time happenings are held at a curious distance-we only witness them through Cleave's digressive prose.β€’ Unfortunately Dash did not make real-time observations about my character.β€’ No introduction, training, or assistance in practicing new skills and behaviors in the real-time pursuit of performance.β€’ Jerusalem's wish-list includes nuclear-capable Tomahawk cruise missiles, real-time satellite intelligence and funding for missile defence.β€’ Advances in microscopy may soon allow the real-time visualization of any such changes.
From Longman Business Dictionaryreal-timeˈreal-time adjective COMPUTING a real-time computer system deals with information as fast as it receives it, so that it can produce information about changes as soon as they happenThe company supplies real-time financial information. β€”real time noun [uncountable]Airline booking systems need to work in real time.
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