processor
Pronunciation
  • (British) enPR: prōʹ-sĕs-ə(r), IPA: /ˈpɹəʊˌsɛsə(ɹ)/
  • (America) enPR: prŏʹ-sĕs-ər, IPA: /ˈpɹɑˌsɛsə˞/
Noun

processor (plural processors)

  1. A person or institution who processes things (foods, photos, applications, etc.).
    He is a loan processor with a bank.
  2. A device which processes, which changes something (a computer processor, food processor, etc.).
    ''The food processor shredded the vegetables.
  3. A central processing unit.
    This mainframe's processor is fast.
  4. A microprocessor.
    This computer has two processors, but only one keyboard.
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