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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. computer hardware that arranges jobs to be done by the computer in an appropriate order;


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scheduler n 1: computer hardware that arranges jobs to be done by the computer in an appropriate order
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

scheduling scheduler The arrangement of a number of related operations in time. There are several kinds of scheduling related to computers: instruction scheduling - sequencing the instructions executed by the CPU multitasking ("process scheduling") - sharing a CPU between several processes application software to help organise your daily meetings etc. task scheduling - algorithms to solve the general problem of satisfying time and resource constraints between a number of tasks. Compare planning. (1998-04-25)