from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Concurrence: "Concurrency of development with deployment . . . has almost always proven counterproductive” ( Harold Brown).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property or an instance of being concurrent; something that happens at the same time as something else.
  • n. a property of systems where several processes execute at the same time

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Concurrence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A less common variant of concurrence.
  • n. In logic, a relation in which no individual object stands to any other than itself, such as ‘being at once black and also—.’

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
  • n. agreement of results or opinions


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • In 1986, Ugandan health officials had not heard of "long-term concurrency" and Professor Morris had not constructed the computer models that traced the transmission of HIV.

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  • Martina Morris, a sociologist at the University of Washington, has shown that long-term concurrency is more of a public health danger than serial monogamy because it permits HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases to spread to others quickly, rather than confining them in a single relationship for months or years.

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  • Also, for anyone who is still awake, I've updated the long-term concurrency charts to show data by week and by month, instead of just by day.

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  • "We also have a runtime that we call the concurrency runtime that enables you to take advantage of parallel this," move to parallelism, Somasegar said.

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  • At the base level we have a new runtime called the concurrency runtime, which allows me as a developer to take advantage of all the cores present on the machine.

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  • Lockheed's latest run-in with the Pentagon sees defense chiefs trying to tie additional funding for the next batch of F-35s to a formula involving a so-called concurrency clause, where the cost of additional work discovered during aircraft testing would fall to suppliers.

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  • Raph points out that the peak concurrency, that is, the number of users simultaneoulsy online, hit 400,000.

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  • But he also announced delays in production to undo the costly refits required by so-called "concurrency" in the F-35 program - in other words, early copies of the plane are being produced by contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. even as the design in being worked out.

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  • To be of any use, however, it must be possible to structure the code to expose and later exploit the concurrency and permit the sub problems to actually run concurrently; that is, the concurrency must be exploitable.

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  • First we need to know what the Peak call concurrency is.

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