Meaning of PROCESSOR in English

PROCESSOR

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈprä-ˌse-sər, ˈprō- ]

noun

Date: 1909

1. : one that processes

scrap processor

agricultural processor

2.

a.

(1) : computer

(2) : cpu

b. : a computer program (as a compiler) that puts another program into a form acceptable to the computer

3. : food processor

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.