[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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Examples from the Web for multitask
This is true of all technology: the more advanced it becomes, the more we are forced to multitask and adapt to choice overload.Are GFYs Bad For Your Sex Life?
March 12, 2014
“We multitask, something all women learn to do,” she said Thursday.A Tough Week, But Obama’s Agenda Isn’t Dead
May 17, 2013
We live with the show every day (a state I call Hungland), multitask like lunatics, work crazy long hours, blah blah blah.I Am an Accidental Pornographer
September 30, 2011
The multitask gene is obviously linked to the X chromosome, because I know of no men who carry the trait.Exactly How Are Men Superior?
January 29, 2009
- to work at several different tasks simultaneously
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