Definition of multithread in English:

multithread

adjective

  • 1Having more than one thread, multithreaded (also figurative); (Engineering, of a screw) = "multithreaded".

  • 2Computing. = "multithreaded".

noun

  • 1Engineering. A multithreaded screw.

  • 2Computing. Each of the multiple parts of a program executed concurrently in multithreading.

verb

Computing
  • with object To employ multithreading in the performance of (a program or process).

Origin

Early 20th century. From multi- + thread. Compare earlier multithreaded<br>1970s; earliest use found in Computer Bulletin. From multi- + thread.

Pronunciation

multithread

/ˈmʌltɪθrɛd/