shared resource

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shared resource

[′sherd ′rē‚sȯrs]
(computer science)
Peripheral equipment that is simultaneously shared by several users.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

shared resource

Sharing a peripheral device (disk, printer, etc.) among several users. For example, a file server and laser printer in a LAN are shared resources. Contrast with shared logic.
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