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background processing

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(Computer Science) computing the ability of a system to perform a low-priority task while, at the same time, dealing with a main application
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Noun1.background processing - the execution of low priority programs while higher priority programs are not using the processing systembackground processing - the execution of low priority programs while higher priority programs are not using the processing system
priority processing - data processing in which the operations performed are determined by a system of priorities
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