Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to a device or product, such as a computer system, that can be used by more than one person at the same time.

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  • adjective computing, telecommunications Having capabilities for serving many users simultaneously.

Etymologies

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multi- +‎ user

Examples

  • Beginning in 2003, as Internet connections became more available in China and Internet cafes sprang up, online video games became popular, especially the so-called multiuser games.

    Superfusion

  • Beginning in 2003, as Internet connections became more available in China and Internet cafes sprang up, online video games became popular, especially the so-called multiuser games.

    Superfusion

  • Beginning in 2003, as Internet connections became more available in China and Internet cafes sprang up, online video games became popular, especially the so-called multiuser games.

    Superfusion

  • Multicarrier Communications offers comprehensive and in-depth evaluation of numerous topics in the area, covering the fundamental principles of spread-spectrum and multicarrier CDMA as well as more advanced topics such as multiuser detection (MUD), multiuser transmitter preprocessing

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  • MUD (multiuser domain, multiuser dimension or multiuser dungeons): A subnetwork related to the IRC in which participants play real-time games or engage in simulated activities.

    Forgetfulness

  • He began in the multiuser domains because of the killer's apparent motivation -- playing a Real World version of the infamous Access game.

    Forgetfulness

  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs today -- in the midst of a blitz of consumer-oriented announcements such as video rentals in iTunes, a new touch-based iPod music player model, and an online multiuser gaming service -- introduced a new version of its mobile OS and a new version of the iPod Touch.

    Beyond the games: Apple to add wireless printing in iOS 4.2

  • The youngster was a MUDhead -- he spent hours in the multiuser domain chat rooms on the Internet, excelling at roleplaying games and in creating and maintaining the fantasy societies so popular in the MUD realm.

    Forgetfulness

  • Worst line: All of the lines that are outdated or that buy heavily in WordPress jargon, such as WordPress. com is a “hosted solution”; WordPress. org is “self-hosted solution” and WordPress MU is a “multiuser solution.”

    2008 December « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • Worst line: All of the lines that are outdated or that buy heavily in WordPress jargon, such as WordPress. com is a “hosted solution”; WordPress. org is “self-hosted solution” and WordPress MU is a “multiuser solution.”

    2008 December 30 « One-Minute Book Reviews

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