time-slice
Modern physical thinking takes the view that time should be regarded as essentially uniform with space. It is one dimension in uniform space-time. Hence many writers have advocated looking at an ordin-ary, enduring object as a four-dimensional space-time worm. The segments of this worm are the successive stages or time-slices that together make it up, in the way that successive events make up a process, or successive acts make up a play. See also endurance/perdurance.

Philosophy dictionary. . 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • time slice — noun (computing) A predetermined maximum length of time during which each program is allowed to run • • • Main Entry: ↑time * * * n. Computing a short interval of time during which a computer or its central processor deals uninterruptedly with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Time Slice —   [engl.], Zeitscheibe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • time slice — laiko kvantas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Trumpas laiko tarpas, kurį ↑procesorius skiria kuriam nors ↑procesui, esant ↑daugiaprogramiam apdorojimui. Trukmė dažniausiai būna milisekundžių eilės. atitikmenys: angl. time quantum; time… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • time slice — laiko tarpas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Laiko atkarpa, kurioje vyksta tam tikri darbai, veiksmai, operacijos, procesai. Pavyzdžiui, ↑įvykiui arba ↑užsiėmimui ↑kalendoriaus programoje, procesui ↑daugiaprocesėje sistemoje. atitikmenys …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • time slice — noun The period of time for which a process is allowed to run in a preemptive multitasking system …   Wiktionary

  • time slice — processing time allocated to a user on a server or a program in multitasking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • time slice —    A segment of time allotted to a certain function, task, or terminal job …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • time slice — ● ►en VF loc. f. ►SYSTM Litt. tranche de temps . Syn. de quantum. Brève période de temps pendant laquelle une tâche s exécute dans un environnement multitâche …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • time-slice multitasking —    A form of multitasking in which the operating system assigns the same small time period to each process in turn.    See also cooperative multitasking; preemptive multitasking …   Dictionary of networking

  • Slice — may refer to:Food*A portion of bread, cake, or meat that is cut flat and thin, cf. sliced bread *Slice (soft drink), a line of fruit flavored drinks *Vanilla slice, a dessert *Mr. Slice, the mascot of Papa John s pizza restaurantports*Backspin,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”