microprocessor

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

Definition of microprocessor

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

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First Known Use of microprocessor

1969


MICROPROCESSOR Defined for English Language Learners

microprocessor

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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

:a computer processor contained on an integrated-circuit chip


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