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Meaning of “real-time” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of real-time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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real-timeadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈrɪəltaɪm/
IT, INTERNET used to describe the way in which a ​computersystem receives ​data and then communicates it or makes it ​available immediately: Our ​systemallowssuppliers to ​tap directly into our ​ordersystems with real-time ​access toorderflow. Today, faster ​communications and real-time ​tradingmean that fluctuations in the ​market in New York ​travel around the ​world almost instantly. real-time ​data/​information/​communications

real timenoun [U]

uk   us  
IT, INTERNET the very ​shortamount of ​time needed for ​computersystems to receive ​data and ​information and then communicate it or make it ​available: NYSE OpenBook™ is a ​product that ​allowsusers to ​accessmarketdata in ​realtime.
(Definition of real-time from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “real-time”
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机系统)即时处理的,实时的…
in Russian в реальном времени…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦系統)即時處理的,實時的…
in Polish czasurzeczywistego…
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