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multitasking

performing two or more tasks with a computer at the same time. The computer actually processes a small part of one task at a time, switching from one to another in a commutative manner, but it can handle so many pieces of data in brief time segments that the operator or operators are not aware of the computer switching. Also called time-sharing.

multitasking

Informatics The ability of an operating system to simultaneously run multiple programs–eg, graphics, spreadsheets, word processing or formats of software–eg, coding, compiling, testing

Multitasking

Performing multiple duties or taking on multiple responsibilities and roles simultaneously.
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The way forward is simple: measure the clear and controllable drivers of TSR.
Along with the increase in the use of performance-based grants, the use of TSR as a measure has increased, especially relative TSR, which is company TSR as compared with a peer or industry TSR.
Jeremy plans to grow TSR into a global market leader in the solar energy industry.
TSR provides contract computer programming services to commercial customers primarily in the New York metropolitan area, New England, and the Mid-Atlantic region.
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TSR accurately predicted in May 2000 that activity would be ''slightly below average'' in northwest Pacific during last year's typhoon season.
TSR Wireless LLC ("TSR Wireless"), founded in 1974, is the largest privately owned paging company and the 7th largest paging carrier in the United States according to RCR Magazine.
If you're a smaller nimble investor, TSR also have a $99 monthly review research product called, TSR Lite, which you can subscribe one off or pay annually.
Given the imperfect correlation between TSR and corporate operating and financial performance, it's reasonable to question whether placing all of your eggs in the TSR basket is the best approach.
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A bidding consortium made up of several medium-sized, family-run businesses has purchased the TSR Group, German market leaders within the field of recycling steel scrap and non-ferrous metals.
The group recently released a case study showing exports by Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia leveling off for TSR exports and an increase in shipments of RSS.