[muhl-tee-task, -tahsk, muhl-tahy-]
- Computers. (of a single CPU) to execute two or more jobs concurrently.
- (of one person) to perform two or more tasks simultaneously.
Origin of multitask
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Contemporary Examples of multi-tasking
Her time at the DNC appears to have been a multi-tasking experience.Anna Wintour Hires From Within Democratic National Committee
Misty White Sidell
April 25, 2013
- to work at several different tasks simultaneously
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