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A form of parallelism in which events that are not mutually dependent take place concurrently in order to increase computer performance, e.g. fetching a second instruction while a first instruction is being executed. When there is overlap between portions of arithmetic operations (i.e. when the portions are overlapped), the process is usually called pipelining.

Subjects: Computing.

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