multitask

[muhl-tee-task, -tahsk, muhl-tahy-]
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verb (used without object)
  1. Computers. (of a single CPU) to execute two or more jobs concurrently.
  2. (of one person) to perform two or more tasks simultaneously.

Origin of multitask

First recorded in 1960–65; multi-+ task
Related formsmul·ti·task·er, nounmul·ti·task·ing, mul·ti-task·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for multitask

multitask

verb (intr)
  1. to work at several different tasks simultaneously
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