from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A method of computing in which different parts of a task are distributed between two or more similar central processing units, allowing the computer to complete operations more quickly and to handle larger, more complex procedures.
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- n. Computation using one more than one processor.
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- n. simultaneous processing by two or more processing units
multi- + processing (Wiktionary)