Definition of "time-sharing" [time-sharing]

  • (noun) Computer Science A technique permitting many users simultaneous access to a central computer through remote terminals.
  • (noun) Joint ownership or lease of vacation property by several people who take turns occupying the premises for fixed periods.

Use "time-sharing" in a sentence

  • "Republished with permission from O'Reilly Media from It's a time-sharing world."
  • "Now, time-sharing often reminds us of vacation condos, but I was reminded that the Unix Operating System was called a time-sharing system."
  • "O'Reilly Media: How would you describe the kind of products or services that lend themselves to time-sharing?"

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