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Time-sharing




<operating system> (Or "timesharing") An operating system feature allowing several users to run several tasks concurrently on one processor, or in parallel on many processors, usually providing each user with his own terminal for input and output.

time-sharing is multitasking for multiple users.



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bulletin board system
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