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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An RS232 interface enables simultaneous computer control of up to 128 pump modules.
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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