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real-time

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈrɪəltaɪm/
IT, INTERNET used to describe the way in which a computer system receives data and then communicates it or makes it available immediately: Our system allows suppliers to tap directly into our order systems with real-time access to order flow. Today, faster communications and real-time trading mean that fluctuations in the market in New York travel around the world almost instantly. real-time data/information/communications
Translations of “real-time”
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦系統)即時處理的,實時的…
in Russian в реальном времени…
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机系统)即时处理的,实时的…
in Polish czasurzeczywistego…
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