ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Parallel

(IEEE) Pertaining to the simultaneity of two or more processes.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Parallel

(IEEE) Pertaining to the simultaneous processing of individual parts of a whole, such as the bits of a character or the characters of a word, using separate facilities for the various parts.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Parallel

Term describing simultaneous transmission of the bits making up a character, usually eight bits (one byte).

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

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