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off-line operation [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Operating Systems (Software)
DEF

The operation of equipment or devices not under direct control of the central processing unit.

OBS

The CPU or MCU operates independently of the time base of the actual inputs; i.e., considerable time may elapse between an input to the computer and the resulting output. It also can mean operation of peripheral equipment independent of the central processor of a computer system.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Systèmes d'exploitation (Logiciels)
DEF

Exploitation d'une unité périphérique pendant qu'elle n'est pas connectée à une unité centrale de traitement.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sistemas operativos (Soporte lógico)
DEF

Procesamiento de cierta parte del sistema de procesamiento de datos por un equipo que no se halla conectado directamente a la unidad central de procesamiento y que, por ende, no se encuentra controlado por el programa.

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