HyperDic: real_time

English > 2 senses of the expression real time:
NOUNtimereal timethe actual time that it takes a process to occur
timereal time(computer science) the time it takes for a process under computer control to occur
English > real time: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe actual time that it takes a process to occur.
Example"information is updated in real time"
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
English > real time: 2 senses > noun 2, time
Meaning(computer science) the time it takes for a process under computer control to occur.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Adjectivesreal-timeof or relating to computer systems that update information at the same rate they receive information

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