multi-tasking


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multi-tasking

Informatics
The ability of a (computer) operating system to simultaneously run multiple programs (e.g., graphics, spreadsheets, word processing) or formats of software (e.g., coding, compiling, testing).
 
Vox populi
The performance of multiple tasks simultaneously.
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While multi-tasking may be effective for a short period of time, over the long term, multi-tasking causes excessive stress.
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