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multitasking

/ (ˈmʌltɪˌtɑːskɪŋ) /
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noun

computing the execution of various diverse tasks simultaneously
the carrying out of two or more tasks at the same time by one person

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Scientific definitions for multitasking

multitasking
[ mŭl′tē-tăskĭng ]

The concurrent operation by one central processing unit of two or more processes.
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