multitask

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multi- +‎ task

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multitask (third-person singular simple present multitasks, present participle multitasking, simple past and past participle multitasked)

  1. (computing) To schedule and execute multiple tasks (program) simultaneously; control being passed from one to the other using interrupts.
  2. (figuratively, of a person) To handle multiple tasks at once.

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