Meaning of PROCESSOR in English

PROCESSOR

/ ˈprəʊsesə(r); NAmE ˈprɑː-; ˈproʊ-/ noun

1.

a machine or person that processes things

2.

( computing ) a part of a computer that controls all the other parts of the system

SYN central processing unit

—see also food processor , microprocessor , word processor

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