concurrent engineering

noun

a method of designing and marketing new products in which development stages are run in parallel rather than in series, to reduce lead times and costsAlso called: interactive engineering

Nearby words

  1. concupiscent,
  2. concupiscible,
  3. concur,
  4. concurrence,
  5. concurrent,
  6. concurrent processing,
  7. concurrent resolution,
  8. concurrent versions system,
  9. concurrently,
  10. concurring

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