foreground job

Definitions

Electronics

  • In computers, a task which interrupts those of less priority when needed. This contrasts with background job (1).
  • In computers, the task or process that is controlling the system, and is currently accepting input. Also called foreground task, or foreground process. This contrasts with background job (2).
  • synonymforeground process
  • synonymforeground task
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