asynchronous operation

asynchronous operation: 1. A sequence of operations in which operations are executed out of time coincidence with any event. (188) 2. An operation that occurs without a regular or predictable time relationship to a specified event; e.g., the calling of an error diagnostic routine that may receive control at any time during the execution of a computer program. (188) Synonym asynchronous working.

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