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proc·es·sor

 (prŏs′ĕs′ər, prō′sĕs′-)
n.
1. One that processes, especially an apparatus for preparing, treating, or converting material: a wood pulp processor.
2. Computers
a. A computer.
b. A central processing unit.
c. A program that translates another program or a data file into a form acceptable by the computer being used.

processor

(ˈprəʊsɛsə)
n
1. (Computer Science) computing another name for central processing unit
2. a person or thing that carries out a process

proc•es•sor

or proc•ess•er

(ˈprɒs ɛs ər; esp. Brit. ˈproʊ sɛs-)

n.
1. a person or thing that processes.
2. a computer.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.processor - a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for marketprocessor - a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern - a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
2.processor - someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
3.processor - (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processingprocessor - (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"
CPU board, mother board - the main circuit board for a computer
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
computer hardware, hardware - (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Translations
معالج
protsessor
prosessori
プロセッサー演算機
procesorius
centrale verwerkingseenheidCPUCVEprocessorverwerker
multipraktikprocesor

processor

[ˈprəʊsesəʳ] N (Comput) → procesador m, unidad f de proceso (also food processor) → robot m de cocina

processor

[ˈprəʊsɛsər] n (COMPUTING)processeur mpro-choice [ˌprəʊˈtʃɔɪs] adjpro-avortement

processor

n (Comput) → Prozessor m; (= food processor)Küchenmaschine f
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