from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Computer Science Having more than one thread of execution. Used of applications.
- adj. Computer Science Supporting multithreaded applications. Used of programming languages.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of an application program, having more than one thread of execution; thus taking advantage of multi-tasking operating systems and hardware.
- adj. Of a programming language, able to produce such programs
Not all programs can take advantage of so-called multithreaded chips, but some customers are reporting impressive results.
Happily, Gmail still can be used while you're creating the cache, because Gears is multithreaded -- in other words, it can walk and chew gum at the same time.
Not all programs can take advantage of such "multithreaded" chips, but some customers are reporting impressive results.
"multithreaded" encoders bug I posted a while back is fixed, although brutally!
I don't disagree with Jon Stokes when he compares the entire stock market to "a single, very big piece of multithreaded software" (in an essay that will be particularly intriguing to geeks like this writer).
The 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 includes a quick 1066 MHz front-side bus and 3 MB of L2 cache, providing an optimized, multithreaded architecture for improved multimedia and multitasking performance.
Furthermore, Firefox is already multithreaded, it's just following chrome and moving things out to separate processes for extra security benefits.
In the days of LSI-11 (PDP 11 on a board) we had SMP VME cubes running multithreaded Pascal.
"This isn't the place for a treatise on multithreaded managed applications," he writes.
I can put up with the iPhone's "my way or the highway" software model because the small form factor means that even a responsive, multithreaded browser would be difficult to use to choose one example.
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