time-slicing

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • time slicing

NounEdit

time-slicing (plural time-slicings)

  1. (computing) A technique used to share a processor in round robin manner with all the tasks of the same priority, allowing lower priority tasks when idle.

SynonymsEdit

  • CPU sharing
  • job control
  • task control
Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 01:27