A person or institution who processes things (foods, photos, applications, etc.).
‘He is a loan processor with a bank.’;
(computer hardware) the entire CPU of a computer on a single integrated circuit (chip).
A device which processes, which changes something (a computer processor, food processor, etc.).
‘The food processor shredded the vegetables.’;
integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system;
‘a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer’; ‘a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive’;
A central processing unit.
‘This mainframe's processor is fast.’;
A microprocessor is a computer processor wherein the data processing logic and control is included on a single integrated circuit, or a small number of integrated circuits. The microprocessor contains the arithmetic, logic, and control circuitry required to perform the functions of a computer’s central processing unit.
‘This computer has two processors, but only one keyboard.''’;
a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)
(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached
a machine that processes something
‘the processor overexposed the film’;
another term for central processing unit