What is the difference between thread and process, Computer Engineering

What is the difference between thread and process? 

Thread - is used to execute more than one program at a time.

process - executes single program

A thread is a path of execution that run on CPU, a process is a collection of threads that share the similar virtual memory. A process has at least single thread of execution, and a thread always run in a process context.

 

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