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Simultaneous; converging; of equal or joint authority.

Concurrent estates is a term used in Property Law to describe ownership of, or possessory interest in, a piece of property by two or more people jointly, such as a Joint Tenancy or Tenancy in Common.

Concurrent power is the authority of Congress and the state legislatures to make laws on the same subject matter while working independently of one another.

Concurrent negligence involves the negligent acts of at least two people that, although they might not have occurred at exactly the same moment, produce a single, indivisible injury.

Concurrent sentences are two or more prison terms to be served simultaneously, one of which might be longer than the others. The prisoner is entitled to be discharged after the longest of the terms is served.


(At the same time), adjective associated, at the same instant, attendant, attending, coacting, coactive, coetaneous, coeval, coexistent, coincident, coinstantaneous, collateral, concerted, conjunctive, contemporaneous, contemporary, convergent, converging, coupled, occurring at the same time, parallel, synchronal, synchronistic, synchronistical, synchronous
Associated concepts: concurrent actions, concurrent finddngs, concurrent legislation, concurrent remedies, concurrent sentences, concurrent stipulations


(United), adjective abetting, acquiescent, acting in conjunction, agreeing, allied, amalgamated, assenting, associating, banded together, binding, blended, bonded, cemented, centralized, coacting, coactive, coalitional, collaborative, combinative, combined, common, communal, commutual, compatible, complementary, concerted, concordant, concurring, confederated, conjoined, connected, consentaneous, consonant, contributing, cooperative, coupled, coworking, en rapport, fused, harmonizing, in accord, in agreement, in unison, interallied, joined, joint, leagued, linked, meeting, merged, of one accord, paired, shared, synergic, undivided, unified, united, wedded, well-matched
See also: accompanying, coextensive, cognate, coincidental, collateral, collective, commensurable, concerted, concomitant, concordant, congruous, conjoint, consensual, consonant, contemporaneous, corporate, correlative, current, joint, mutual, reciprocal, simultaneous, synergetic

CONCURRENT. Running together; having the same authority; thus we say a concurrent consideration occurs in the case of mutual promises; such and such a court have concurrent jurisdiction; that is, each has the same jurisdiction.

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Concurrent Real-Time Extensions offer support for 32-bit and 64-bit processor architectures (Intel Xeon and AMD Opteron), guaranteed interrupt response time of less than 30 microseconds, high-resolution timer support for enhanced scheduling, user-level control of hyperthreading, and processor shielding, all within a single programming environment API.
Concurrent has enjoyed a long-standing, valued relationship with Cox, and we are enthusiastic about supporting their continued digital expansion," said Gary Trimm, CEO of Concurrent.
Concurrent ImaGen visual servers provide multiple channels of state-of-the-art visualization and graphics performance ideal for today's simulation and modeling applications requiring enhanced realism and the ability to process very large amounts of input data.
Concurrent and Vertasent expect their products to be fully integrated and ready for commercial deployment before the end of the year.
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