dance-hall machine

dance-hall machine

[′dans ‚hȯl mə‚shēn]
(computer science)
A multiprocessor in which the memory is spread over several modules, and a switch is used to make connections between memory modules and processors, so that several processors can use the memory simultaneously.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.