In computer science, A thread is the smallest sequence of ordered instructions in a program. A thread is also short for thread of execution. In an Operating System (OS) there are multiple processes and in a process, there is at least one thread, though most processes have multiples threads. For instance, a program could have a thread to handle User Input, a thread for program control, a thread for audio, etc., all within a single process.

« Back to Definition Index
About Us

Our goal is to help people expand their knowledge of the various forms of technology including PCs, laptops, and much more so that they may have the best possible experience when computing.

Disclosure: We may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you via the product links on this site

Recent Posts

Follow Us