- Computers. a system or service in which a number of users at different terminals simultaneously use a single computer for different purposes.
- Also time-share. a plan in which persons share ownership or rental costs of a vacation home, especially a condominium, entitling each participant to use the residence for a specified time each year.
Origin of time-sharing
First recorded in 1960–65
- to use or occupy by time-sharing.
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- denoting, relating to, or forming part of time sharing of propertytime-share villas
Word Origin and History for time-sharing
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper