MP/M -->
Multi-tasking Program for Microcomputers
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<operating system> (MP/M) An operating system, written by Gary Kildal, very similar to CP/M, also written by Kildal. MP/M allowed virtual terminals, each of which could execute an application while another terminal was called to the screen with a special key combination.

See also: Control Program for Microcomputers.

Acronym: MP/M

(01 Feb 1996)