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EtymologyEdit

Recorded since 1909, from process +‎ -or.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) enPR: prōʹ-sĕs-ə(r), IPA(key): /ˈpɹəʊˌsɛsə(ɹ)/
  • (US) enPR: prŏʹ-sĕs-ər, IPA(key): /ˈpɹɑˌsɛsə˞/

NounEdit

processor (plural processors)

  1. A person or institution who processes things (foods, photos, applications, etc.).
    He is a loan processor with a bank.
  2. A device which processes, which changes something (a computer processor, food processor, etc.).
    The food processor shredded the vegetables.
  3. A central processing unit.
    This mainframe's processor is fast.
  4. A microprocessor.
    This computer has two processors, but only one keyboard.

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EtymologyEdit

From English processor

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prɔˈsɛ.sɔr/
  • (file)

NounEdit

processor m (plural processors or processoren, diminutive processortje n)

  1. (computing) A microprocessor

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