operating system, parallel
(LWP) A single-threaded sub-process which, unlike a thread, has its own process identifier and may also differ in its inheritance and controlling features.
Several operating systems, e.g. SunOS 5.x, provide system calls for creating and controlling LWPs.
- Light welterweight
[lahyt-woo d, -oo d] /ˈlaɪtˌwʊd, -ʊd/ noun, Southern U.S. 1. Also called fatwood. . 2. resinous pine used for .
[lahyt-yeer, -yeer] /ˈlaɪtˌyɪər, -ˈyɪər/ noun 1. Astronomy. the distance traversed by light in one mean solar year, about 5.88 trillion mi. (9.46 trillion km): used as a unit in measuring stellar distances. Abbreviation: lt-yr. 2. light-years. light-year The distance that light travels in a vacuum in one year, equal to about 9.46 trillion km (5.88 […]
1. variant of before a vowel: lignite.