processor

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

Definition of processor

  1. 1 :  one that processes <scrap processor> <agricultural processor>

  2. 2 a (1) :  computer (2) :  cpu b :  a computer program (as a compiler) that puts another program into a form acceptable to the computer

  3. 3 :  food processor

Examples of processor in a sentence

  1. the largest seafood processor in the country

1909

First Known Use of processor

1909


PROCESSOR Defined for English Language Learners

processor

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

Definition of processor for English Language Learners

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


PROCESSOR Defined for Kids

processor

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

Definition of processor for Students

  1. 1 :  a person or machine that changes something by a special treatment or takes care of something according to a routine

  2. 2 :  computer

  3. 3 :  the part of a computer that operates on data


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