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: one that processes
scrap processor agricultural processor
: a component of a computer that processes data
: a computer program (such as a compiler) that puts another program into a form acceptable to the computer
: food processor
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1909, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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process of elimination
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: a machine, company, etc., that treats, prepares, or handles something
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: a person or machine that changes something by a special treatment or takes care of something according to a routine
: the part of a computer that operates on data
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