batch processing

  1. a form of data processing in which a number of input jobs are grouped for processing during the same machine run.

Origin of batch processing

First recorded in 1970–75

Words Nearby batch processing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use batch processing in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for batch processing

batch processing

  1. manufacturing products or treating materials in batches, by passing the output of one process to subsequent processes: Compare continuous processing

  2. a system by which the computer programs of a number of individual users are submitted to the computer as a single batch: Compare time sharing (def. 2)

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