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[mass noun] A technique by which a single set of code can be used by several processors at different stages of execution.
- ‘Video game programmers could make hay with multithreading, too, building more sophisticated artificial intelligence engines while simultaneously creating a more realistic 3D environment, he adds.’
- ‘But unlike its predecessor, the Power5 processor includes simultaneous multithreading technology, making it possible to run a total of four software threads per chip.’
- ‘All three Intel CPUs win when multithreading is taken into account.’
- ‘Also, developers need to write their apps for multithreading for users to gain full benefits from the technology.’
- ‘Powerful computer operating systems using Microsoft Windows, OS / 2 and Unix support multithreading and multitasking and helped SCSI devices gain in popularity.’
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