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 (mŭl′tē-thrĕd′ĭd, -tī-)
adj. Computers
1. Having more than one thread of execution. Used of applications.
2. Supporting multithreaded applications. Used of programming languages.
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Contract notice: Collection and exploitation markets multithreaded platform.
All of these chips are stunningly fast, especially for multithreaded applications and multitasking.
For multi-tasking and multithreaded environments, two cores offer more physical resources, enabling operating systems to prioritize and manage tasks from multiple applications simultaneously and, therefore, maximize performance.
The Anti-Virus program now supports multithreaded virus scanning.
The proposed patents cover various software and hardware aspects of Tera's unique Multithreaded Architecture (MTA), which is the basis of its MTA supercomputer system "Now that we are in production, we believe it is important to maintain our competitive edge by further protecting the core elements of our technology," said Jim Rottsolk, president of Tera.
Contract award: evacuation and multithreaded processing of sludge from the wastewater treatment plant in metz.
The flexible, multithreaded architecture enables high scalability, seamless and reliable information exchange over both unicast and multicast networks, and -- through the power of multiprocessor systems -- the highest levels of performance.
Tera Computer Company (Nasdaq: TERA), has installed a four-processor Multithreaded Architecture (MTA) system at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC).
Contract notice: Market feasibility study and planning for the creation of a multithreaded tool for the treatment of waste and micro-south west of la reunion
4 version of OpenGL Performer is the first Linux release that contains a multithreaded version of the product, driving true multiprocess performance for OpenGL Performer and the many applications worldwide that run on it.