Refers to computer systems that support two or more simultaneous users. All mainframes and minicomputers are multi-user systems, but most personal computers and workstations are not. Another term for multi-user is time sharing.
DVD videos, if recorded using more than one video track may allow viewers to select a different available camera angle from which to view the recording or film. The term multiangle describes the filming production method of recording different angles of the same scene by different cameras.
- multiband antenna
An antenna designed to operate on several bands. These antennas often use designs where one part of the antenna is active for one band, and another part is active for a different band. A multiband antenna may have lower than average gain or may be physically larger in compensation.
- meta data
Data about data. Meta data describes how and when and by whom a particular set of data was collected, and how the data is formatted. Meta data is essential for understanding information stored in data warehouses.
- multicast address
A multicast address is a single address that refers to multiple network devices. Multicast address is synonymous with group address.
- multidimensional DBMS
A database management system (DBMS) organized around groups of records that share a common field value. Multidimensional databases are often generated from relational databases. Whereas relational databases make it easy to work with individual records, multidimensional databases are designed for analyzing large groups of records. The term OLAP (On-Line Analytical Processing) has become almost synonymous […]