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Definition of "multitasking" []

  • The concurrent operation by one central processing unit of two or more processes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "multitasking" in a sentence
  • "A Phone on a thong. .that's what I call multitasking!"
  • "Studies at the University of Michigan and Vanderbilt have shown that multitasking is really a misnomer."
  • "Such practitioners know that the complicated behavior we call multitasking is just doing many things poorly, and none of them well."