Originally Posted by Kaylore
If you guys were watching an exciting game and your significant other suddenly walked in the room dressed as a slutty school girl, does that make her awesome or evil?
Well, not into the school girl thing but
The ability to execute more than one task at the same time, a task being a program. The terms multitasking and multiprocessing are often used interchangeably, although multiprocessing implies that more than one CPU is involved.
In multitasking, only one CPU is involved, but it switches from one program to another so quickly that it gives the appearance of executing all of the programs at the same time.