[kuh n-kur-uh nt, -kuhr-] /kənˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr-/
occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side:
concurrent attacks by land, sea, and air.
acting in conjunction; cooperating:
the concurrent efforts of several legislators to pass the new law.
having equal authority or jurisdiction:
two concurrent courts of law.
accordant or agreeing:
concurrent testimony by three witnesses.
tending to or intersecting at the same point:
four concurrent lines.
something joint or contributory.
Archaic. a rival or competitor.
taking place at the same time or in the same location
meeting at, approaching, or having a common point: concurrent lines
having equal authority or jurisdiction
in accordance or agreement; harmonious
something joint or contributory; a concurrent circumstance or cause
late 14c., from Old French concurrent or directly from Latin concurrentem (nominative concurrens), present participle of concurrere (see concur). Related: Concurrency; concurrently. Concurrent jurisdiction is recorded from 1767.
- Concurrent massey hope
language, functional programming An extension of Massey Hope, by Peter Burgess, Robert Pointon, and Nigel Perry N.Perry@massey.ac.nz of Massey University, NZ, that provides multithreading and typed inter-thread communication. It uses C for intermediate code rather than assembly language. (1999-08-04)
- Concurrent ml
language (CML) A concurrent extension of SML/NJ written by J. Reppy at Cornell University in 1990. CML supports dynamic thread creation and synchronous message passing on typed channels. Threads are implemented using first-class continuations. First-class synchronous operations allow users to tailor their synchronisation abstractions for their application. CML also supports both stream I/O and low-level […]
- Concurrent oberon
A concurrent version of Oberon. There is an implementation the Ceres workstation. [“Adding Concurrency to the Oberon System”, S. Lalis et al, ETH Zurich, 1993]. (1994-11-11)
- Concurrent object-oriented c
language (cooC) A language with concurrent object execution from Toshiba. It has synchronous and asynchronous message passing. It has been implemented for SunOS. (ftp://tsbgw.isl.rdc.toshiba.co.jp/pub/toshiba/cooc-beta.1.1.tar.Z). [SIGPLAN Notices 28(2)]. (2000-08-13)