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1The use of a property as a vacation home at specified times by several joint owners.
- ‘Anyone considering fractional ownership should visit the web sites devoted to time-sharing.’
- ‘My encounter offers a lesson about other high-pressure sales such as time-sharing, multi-level marketing and some life insurance and bank products.’
2The operation of a computer system by several users for different operations at the same time.
- ‘It is available with up to six fiber outputs for energy and time-sharing with a pulsed-on-demand operation.’
- ‘It's a modern version of computer time-sharing.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.