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Meaning of SPAWN

Pronunciation:  spon

 
Matching Terms:  spaw, spawl, spawling, spawner, spawner recruit model

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To create a child process in a multitasking operating system. E.g. unix's fork system call or one of the spawn() library routines provided by most ms-dos, novell netware and os/2 c compilers - spawnl(), spawnle(), etc.

 

 

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