Main meanings of multithread in English

: multithread1multithread2

multithread1

Pronunciation /ˈmʌltɪθrɛd/

adjective

  • 1Having more than one thread, multithreaded (also figurative); (Engineering, of a screw) = "multithreaded".

  • 2Computing
    = "multithreaded".

noun

  • 1Engineering
    A multithreaded screw.

  • 2Computing
    Each of the multiple parts of a program executed concurrently in multithreading.

Origin

Early 20th century. From multi- + thread.

Main meanings of multithread in English

: multithread1multithread2

multithread2

Pronunciation /ˌmʌltɪˈθrɛd/

verb

Computing
  • To employ multithreading in the performance of (a program or process).

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Computer Bulletin. From multi- + thread.