(Or “serial processing”) Running a single task to completion on a single processor, in contrast to parallel processing or multitasking.
- Sequential scanning
noun 1. a system of scanning a television picture along the lines in numerical sequence Compare interlaced scanning
adjective 1. following; successive. 2. following logically or naturally; consequent. 3. characterized by continuous succession; consecutive. noun 4. something that follows in order or as a result. adjective 1. following in order or succession 2. following as a result; consequent noun 3. something that follows; consequence 4. (logic) a formal representation of an argument. The […]
verb (used with object) 1. to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement; seclude. 2. to remove or separate; banish; exile. 3. to keep apart from others; segregate or isolate: The jury was sequestered until a verdict was reached. 4. Law. to remove (property) temporarily from the possession of the owner; seize and hold, as […]
noun, plural sequestra [si-kwes-truh] /sɪˈkwɛs trə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. a fragment of bone that has become necrotic as a result of disease or injury and has separated from the normal bone structure. noun (pl) -tra (-trə) 1. (pathol) a detached piece of necrotic bone that often migrates to a wound, abscess, etc See sequester […]