simultaneous computer

simultaneous computer

[‚sī·məl′tā·nē·əs kəm′pyüd·ər]
(computer science)
A computer, usually of the analog or hybrid type, in which separate units of hardware are used to carry out the various parts of a computation, the execution of different parts usually overlap in time, and the various hardware units are interconnected in a manner determined by the computation.
A computer that serves to back up another computer and can replace it when it is not operating effectively.
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The list is an organized sidebar display with names, times and reason for visit displayed on up to 10 simultaneous computers.
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