Computers. (of a single CPU) to execute two or more jobs concurrently.
(of one person) to perform two or more tasks simultaneously.
- mul·ti·task·er, noun
- mul·ti·task·ing, multi-tasking, noun
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How to use multitask in a sentence
A Chromebook’s ability to multitask is determined largely by its processor, with the number of cores indicating how well it can handle double-duty.The best Chromebook for kids for school days and play | Andrew Waite | September 20, 2021 | Popular-Science
We looked at memory and storage capacity to determine how well a device could multitask or how much space it had for apps and files.The best Chromebook for kids for school days and play | Andrew Waite | September 20, 2021 | Popular-Science
Stunting can affect someone’s ability to pay attention, multitask and regulate their mood.World Hunger Surged In 2020, With 1 in 10 People On Earth Undernourished | LGBTQ-Editor | July 15, 2021 | No Straight News
I know how to multitask as well as understand my responsibilities on both a professional and personal level.How Cuomo put a political loyalist in charge of New York’s vaccine rollout | Josh Dawsey, Michael Scherer, Amy Brittain | March 19, 2021 | Washington Post
I get it, we’re less self-conscious on the phone, and you can multitask and talk–maybe fold laundry or eat or both.Why Phone Calls Beat Video Chats (and Nothing Beats IRL) | Susanna Schrobsdorff | March 14, 2021 | Time
This is true of all technology: the more advanced it becomes, the more we are forced to multitask and adapt to choice overload.
“We multitask, something all women learn to do,” she said Thursday.
We live with the show every day (a state I call Hungland), multitask like lunatics, work crazy long hours, blah blah blah.
The multitask gene is obviously linked to the X chromosome, because I know of no men who carry the trait.
British Dictionary definitions for multitask
to work at several different tasks simultaneously
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