tape-processing simultaneity

tape-processing simultaneity

[′tāp ¦prä‚ses·iŋ ‚sī·məl·tə′nē·əd·ē]
(computer science)
A feature of some computer systems whereby reading or writing of data can be carried out on all the tape units at the same time, while the central processing unit continues to process data.
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