microprocessor

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noun mi·cro·pro·ces·sor \ˌmī-krō-ˈprä-ˌse-sər, -ˈprō-\

Definition of microprocessor

  1. :  a computer processor contained on an integrated-circuit chip; also :  such a processor with memory and associated circuits

1969

First Known Use of microprocessor

1969


MICROPROCESSOR Defined for English Language Learners

microprocessor

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noun mi·cro·pro·ces·sor \ˌmī-krō-ˈprä-ˌse-sər, -ˈprō-\

Definition of microprocessor for English Language Learners

  • computers : the device in a computer that manages information and controls what the computer does


MICROPROCESSOR Defined for Kids

microprocessor

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noun mi·cro·pro·ces·sor \ˌmī-krō-ˈprä-ˌse-sər, -ˈprō-\

Definition of microprocessor for Students

  1. :  a computer processor contained on an integrated-circuit chip



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