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processor

noun pro·ces·sor \ˈprä-ˌse-sər, ˈprō-\

: a machine, company, etc., that treats, prepares, or handles something

Full Definition of PROCESSOR

1
:  one that processes <scrap processor> <agricultural processor>
2
a (1) :  computer (2) :  cpu
b :  a computer program (as a compiler) that puts another program into a form acceptable to the computer
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Examples of PROCESSOR

  1. the largest seafood processor in the country

First Known Use of PROCESSOR

1909
PROCESSOR Defined for Kids

processor

noun pro·ces·sor \ˈprä-ˌse-sər, ˈprō-\

Definition of PROCESSOR for Kids

1
:  a person or machine that changes something by a special treatment or takes care of something according to a routine
2
:  computer
3
:  the part of a computer that operates on data

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