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processor

[′prä‚ses·ər]
(computer science)
A device that performs one or many functions, usually a central processing unit. Also known as engine.
A program that transforms some input into some output, such as an assembler, compiler, or linkage editor.

processor

processor

(1) See CPU.

(2) May refer to software. See language processor and word processor.
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