1Having more than one thread, multithreaded (also figurative); (Engineering, of a screw) = "multithreaded".
A multithreaded screw.
Each of the multiple parts of a program executed concurrently in multithreading.
Early 20th century. From multi- + thread.
To employ multithreading in the performance of (a program or process).
1970s; earliest use found in Computer Bulletin. From multi- + thread.