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real-timeadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈrɪəltaɪm/ us  
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

real timenoun [U]

uk   us  
IT, INTERNET the very short amount of time needed for computer systems to receive data and information and then communicate it or make it available: NYSE OpenBook™ is a product that allows users to access market data in real time.
(Definition of real-time from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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