Pub vs Async - What's the difference?

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As a noun pub

is a public house where beverages, primarily alcoholic, may be bought and consumed and also provides food and sometimes entertainment, normally television viewing or pub can be a publication.

As a verb pub

is to go to one or more public houses or pub can be (informal|transitive) to publish.

As an adjective async is

(computing) asynchronous.

pub

English

Etymology 1

Short form of public, from public house

Noun

(wikipedia pub) (en noun)
  • A public house where beverages, primarily alcoholic, may be bought and consumed and also provides food and sometimes entertainment, normally television viewing.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=Foreword citation , passage=Reg liked a chat about old times and we used to go and have a chinwag in the pub .}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo‚Äôs port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.}}
    Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * gastropub * pub crawl * pub quiz * superpub

    Verb

    (pubb)
  • To go to one or more public houses.
  • See also

    * inn * off-license * tavern

    Etymology 2

    (en) of (publication)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A publication.
  • registered pubs

    Etymology 3

    (en) of (publish)

    Verb

    (pubb)
  • (informal) to publish
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    async

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (computing) Asynchronous.
  • * 2002 , Peter Dibble, Real-time Java platform programming
  • The tradeoff is that the first time an async event causes a scheduling point, it incurs the thread creation overhead that it has avoided.

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