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Meaning of EVENT

Pronunciation:  i'vent

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Computing Dictionary

1. An occurrence or happening of significance to a task or program, such as the completion of an asynchronous input/output operation. A task may wait for an event or any of a set of events or it may (request to) receive asynchronous notification (a signal or interrupt) that the event has occurred.

See also event-driven.

2. A transaction or other activity that affects the records in a file.

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