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Meaning of PROCESSOR

Pronunciation:  'prowsesur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached
  2. [n]  a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
  3. [n]  someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

PROCESSOR is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: C.P.U., central processing unit, central processor, CPU, mainframe
 See Also: business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, computer, computer hardware, computing device, computing machine, concern, CPU board, data processor, electronic computer, electronic equipment, hardware, information processing system, mother board, worker



Computing Dictionary

central processing unit