schedule + -er
- IPA(key): /ʃɛdjələ/, /skɛdjələ/
- Hyphenation: sched‧uler
scheduler (plural schedulers)
- A person or device that determines a schedule, that determines the order that tasks are to be done.
- (computer science) An operating system component responsible for allocating several resources, most commonly the use of processors by different concurrent processes or threads. [from 20th c.]