1298 Electronic Definition or Meaning for multi programming

Definition for multi programming


What is multi programming in electronics?
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multi programming is a method of benefiting from the speed of a central processing unit compared to a slower peripheral device by allowing two or more programs to be processed apparently simultaneously but actually in bursts controlled by an operating system (e.g. while one program is waiting for an input or output operation to be performed another may have access to the central processing unit).

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