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mul·ti·proc·ess·ing

 (mŭl′tē-prŏs′ĕs′ĭng, -prō′sĕs′ĭng, -ə-sĭng, -tī-)
n.
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.
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multiprocessing

(ˌmʌltɪˈprəʊsɛsɪŋ)
n
(Computer Science) computing parallel processing
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Noun1.multiprocessing - simultaneous processing by two or more processing units
data processing - (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information
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multiprocessing

[ˌmʌltɪˈprəʊsesɪŋ] Nmultiprocesamiento m
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