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"parallel processing" in British English

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(Definition of “parallel processing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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parallel processingnoun [ U ]

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a computer process in which two or more pieces of work happen at the same time:

Parallel processing requires special software that recognizes how to divide the problem and then bring the results back.

(Definition of “parallel processing” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)