Multi tasking is defined as doing multiple different things at the same time.
An example of multi tasking is checking your email, IMing, texting and talking on the phone all at the same time.
- Present participle of multitask.
- (computing) The simultaneous execution of multiple tasks (programs) under the control of an interrupt-driven operating system.
- (buzzword, figuratively) The practice or capability of handling more than one task at the same time.