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multiprocessor

[‚məl·tə′prä‚ses·ər]
(computer science)
A data-processing system that can carry out more than one program, or more than one arithmetic operation, at the same time. Also known as multiprocessing system.
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multiprocessor

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multiprocessor

Multiple processors. A multiprocessor machine uses two or more CPUs for routine processing. See multiprocessing.
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