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process boundAn excessive amount of processing in the CPU that causes an imbalance between I/O and processing. For example, recalculating a spreadsheet, compiling a program or converting a large graphics file can make a desktop computer process bound.
In a multitasking system, process-bound applications slow down other applications and other users depending on how the operating system slices time (see preemptive multitasking).
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