batch pro cessing

batch processing

noun Computers.
a form of data processing in which a number of input jobs are grouped for processing during the same machine run.

Origin:
1970–75

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batch processing
 
n
1.  Compare continuous processing manufacturing products or treating materials in batches, by passing the output of one process to subsequent processes
2.  Compare time sharing a system by which the computer programs of a number of individual users are submitted to the computer as a single batch

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