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off-line operation [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-15


Subject field(s)
  • Operating Systems (Software)

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


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.


  • Systèmes d'exploitation (Logiciels)

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


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

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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