multipolar neuron n.
A neuron with one axon and three or more dendrites.
operating system An early time-sharing operating system developed in Edinburgh by Robin Popplestone and others. It was inspired by MIT’ Project MAC, via a “MiniMac” project which was aborted when it became obvious that Elliot Brothers Ltd. could not supply the necessary disk storage. Multipop was highly efficient in its use of machine resources to […]
[muhl-ti-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˈmʌl tɪˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/ adjective 1. Computers. having more than one port. 2. Machinery. having separate ports for injecting fuel into each cylinder of an engine.
[muhl-tip-uh-tuh nt] /mʌlˈtɪp ə tənt/ adjective 1. having power to produce or influence several effects or results.
[muhl-tee-pros-es-ing, -uh-sing or, esp. British, -proh-ses-ing, -suh-sing] /ˈmʌl tiˌprɒs ɛs ɪŋ, -ə sɪŋ or, esp. British, -ˌproʊ sɛs ɪŋ, -sə sɪŋ/ noun, Computers. 1. the simultaneous execution of two or more programs or instruction sequences by separate CPUs under integrated control. parallel processing