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mi·cro·proc·es·sor

(mī′krō-prŏs′ĕs-ər)
n.
An integrated circuit that contains a major processing unit of a computer on a single microchip, such as the central processor or the graphics processor.
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microprocessor

(ˌmaɪkrəʊˈprəʊsɛsə)
n
(Computer Science) computing a single integrated circuit performing the basic functions of the central processing unit in a small computer
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mi•cro•proc•es•sor

(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌprɒs ɛs ər, -ə sər; esp. Brit. -ˌproʊ sɛs ər, -sə sər)

n.
an integrated computer circuit that performs all the functions of a CPU.
[1965–70]
mi′cro•proc`es•sing, n.
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microprocessor

A computer held on a single chip.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microprocessor - integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a systemmicroprocessor - integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system; "a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer"; "a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive"
micro chip, microchip, microprocessor chip, silicon chip, chip - electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
microcomputer, PC, personal computer - a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
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Translations
mikroprocesszor

microprocessor

[ˌmaɪkrəʊˈprəʊsesəʳ] Nmicroprocesador m
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microprocessor

[ˌmaɪkrəʊˈprəʊsɛsər] nmicroprocesseur m
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microprocessor

[ˌmaɪkrəʊˈprəʊsɛsəʳ] nmicroprocessore m
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