concurrent

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj concurrent occurring or operating at the same time "a series of coincident events"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Concurrent Acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act or opinion; contributing to the same event or effect; coöperating. "I join with these laws the personal presence of the kings' son, as a concurrent cause of this reformation.""The concurrent testimony of antiquity."
    • Concurrent Conjoined; associate; concomitant; existing or happening at the same time. "There is no difference the concurrent echo and the iterant but the quickness or slowness of the return.""Changes . . . concurrent with the visual changes in the eye."
    • Concurrent Joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects; as, the concurrent jurisdiction of courts.
    • Concurrent (Geom) Meeting in one point.
    • Concurrent (Chron) One of the supernumerary days of the year over fifty-two complete weeks; -- so called because they concur with the solar cycle, the course of which they follow.
    • Concurrent One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent. "Menander . . . had no concurrent in his time that came near unto him."
    • Concurrent One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause. "To all affairs of importance there are three necessary concurrents . . . time, industry, and faculties."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • concurrent Meeting in a point; passing through a common point.
    • concurrent Concurring, or acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act; contributing to the same event or effect; operating with; coincident.
    • concurrent Conjoined; joint; concomitant; cördinate; combined.
    • n concurrent One who concurs; one agreeing with or like another in opinion, action, occupation, etc.
    • n concurrent In English law, specifically, one who accompanies a sheriff's officer as witness or assistant.
    • n concurrent That which concurs; a joint or contributory thing.
    • n concurrent One having an equal claim or joint right.
    • n concurrent A rival claimant or opponent; a competitor.
    • n concurrent The day, or in the case of leap-year the two days, required to be added to fifty-two weeks to make the civil year correspond with the solar: so called because they concur with the solar cycle, whose course they follow.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Concurrent of lines meeting in the same point: coming, acting, or existing together: united: accompanying
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. concurrent, L. concurrens, p. pr. of concurrere,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. concurrĕre, from con, together, currĕre, cursum, to run.

Usage

In literature:

I must fairly say it is a kind of miraculous concurrence, a miraculous gratitude.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)" by Edmund Burke
Such concurrent consequences of any cause may be called its Co-effects: the Effect being the sum of them.
"Logic" by Carveth Read
Concurrently with, and greatly aiding this tendency, there has been a gradual decay of the manly virtue that charactized our fathers.
"The Continental Monthly, Volume V. Issue I" by Various
No time was to be lost in gaining this concurrence.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
But this concurrence must be conditional.
"Nature Mysticism" by J. Edward Mercer
He gave his hearty concurrence to the proposal of Senator Hanway to be President.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
This would require the concurrence of too many favourable circumstances to be calculated on with any confidence.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5)" by John Marshall
The French right of fishing within the permitted area was declared to be concurrent.
"The Story of Newfoundland" by Frederick Edwin Smith, Earl of Birkenhead
The Congress and the several States shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation"
This was summoned by Spain at the suggestion of Great Britain, with the concurrence of Morocco.
"Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond" by Budgett Meakin
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In poetry:

When thou dost favour any action,
It runnes, it flies:
All things concurre to give it a perfection.
That which had but two legs before,
When thou dost blesse, hath twelve: one wheel doth rise
To twentie then, or more.
"Praise (III)" by George Herbert

In news:

A subset of Small C, Concurrent Small C uses five new keywords to provide direct support for preemptive multitasking, interprocess communication, and interrupt handling.
Roome, "Experience with Multiple Processor Versions of Concurrent C," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol 15, no.
With the CC2538, a single end-equipment can support these three standards, offering a seamless user experience with fast switching between each standard making it seem like concurrent operation.
The show includes new works by 11 local artists, and runs concurrently with a show of glass sculpture by Gerry Newcomb.
His state prison time will be served concurrently with his federal time in an unrelated case.
Conservation Lessons from the Best," which runs concurrent with "Efficiency in Design" will be presented by Green Lodging News Editor and Publisher...
We also compare the extended planner with other concurrent conformant planners.
Revision of method to add gold in cyanide process matrix, concurrent with Subcommittee E01.02 Keywords.
Narrow green leaves that appear before and concurrent with flowers, then die back after the flowers fade.
Their "virtual factory" approach models part and process concurrently.
Good fortune for Concurrent.
Ears per acre jumps concurrently.
Merzenich's findings are not only in strong concurrence with Edelman's group-selection theory, but cast much light on the understanding, and the treatment, of many previously puzzling neurological conditions.
The show includes new works by 11 local artists, and runs concurrently with a show of glass sculpture by Gerry Newcomb .
The launch of their new website is concurrent with Klein + Hummel 's manufacturing relocation.
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In science:

Thus, reactiveness is the predominant feature of Concurrent METATEM agents.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
The semantics of Concurrent METATEM is the one de fined for the first-order temporal logic FML.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
Congolog, a concurrent programming language based on the situation calculus.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
Dealing with concurrent actions in In Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Artificial In telligence modal action logic. (ECAI’98), H.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
AND F I SH E R , K . 1997. A layered agent calculus with concurrent, continuous processes.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
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