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


multi- + threaded (Wiktionary)



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