background processing, backgrounding(noun)
the execution of low priority programs while higher priority programs are not using the processing system
The execution of a subsidiary operation by a computer while the user works with another application.
Origin: background + processing
The numerical value of background processing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of background processing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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