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The running of two or more programs or sequences of instructions simultaneously by a computer with more than one central processor.
- ‘Symmetrical multiprocessing and superclustering are not new concepts, of course.’
- ‘Symmetric multiprocessing set-ups usually involve dual configurations, although more processors can be catered for.’
- ‘In multiprocessing operating systems such as Linux, the system never is dormant.’
- ‘I suspect it has something to do with the multiprocessing or a higher frequency frontside bus.’
- ‘For these applications, there's no performance boost to be had in a multiprocessing system.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.