Meaning of PROCESSOR in English

PROCESSOR

transcription, транскрипция: [ proʊsesə(r), AM prɑ:s- ]

( processors)

1.

A processor is the part of a computer that interprets commands and performs the processes the user has requested. ( COMPUTING )

= CPU

N-COUNT

see also word processor

2.

A processor is someone or something which carries out a process.

...food growers and processors.

N-COUNT

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