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Adjective: real-time  'reel,tIm
  1. (computing) of or relating to computer systems that update information at the same rate they receive information
    "They use the power of real-time information to drive the development"
Noun: real time
  1. The actual time that it takes a process to occur
    "information is updated in real time"
     
  2. (computing) the time it takes for a process under computer control to occur

Derived forms: real times

Type of: period, period of time, time period

Encyclopedia: Real-time

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