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
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It is very helpful in any machine with a batch-processing resident monitor and in other special situations.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969|H. W. Fulbright et al.
British Dictionary definitions for batch processing
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