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data processor[′dad·ə ′präs‚es·ər]
Any device capable of performing operations on data, for instance, a desk calculator, an analog computer, or a digital computer.
Person engaged in processing data.
data processor(1) A person who works in data processing.
(2) A computer that is processing data, in contrast with a computer performing another task, such as controlling a network.