multiprocessing(redirected from pipeline processing)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to pipeline processing: parallel processing, Vector processing
mul·ti·proc·ess·ing(mŭl′tē-prŏs′ĕs′ĭng, -prō′sĕs′ĭng, -ə-sĭng, -tī-)
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.
(Computer Science) computing parallel processing