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co·proc·es·sor

 (kō′prŏs′ĕs-ər)
n.
A microprocessor that performs specialized functions that the central processing unit cannot perform or cannot perform as well and as quickly.

coprocessor

(ˌkəʊˈprəʊsɛsə)
n
(Computer Science) computing a microprocessor circuit that operates alongside and supplements the capabilities of the main processor, providing, for example, high-speed arithmetic
Translations

coprocessor

n (Comput) → Koprozessor m; maths coprocessorArithmetikprozessor m
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