Claims the Term "Time-Sharing"
Original Publication Date: 1992-Mar-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Oct-06
Software Patent Institute
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Time-share-v - To interleave the use of a device for two or more purposes. Time-shared system - n - A specific system in which available central- computer time is shared among several jobs as directed by a scheduling plan or commas. Time-sharing - add - 1. The apportionment of intervals of time availability of various items of equipment to complete the performance of several tasks by interlacing. (Contrasted with multiprogramming.) 2 The use of a device for two or more purposes during the same overall time interval, accomplished by interspersing the computer component actions in time.