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processor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  processor 
  n  1:  a  business  engaged  in  processing  agricultural  products  and 
  preparing  them  for  market 
  2:  someone  who  processes  things  (foods  or  photographs  or 
  applicants  etc.) 
  3:  (  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  [syn:  {central  processing 
  unit},  {CPU},  {C.P.U.},  {central  processor},  {mainframe}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  processor 
 
  {central  processing  unit} 
 
 




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