[mahy-kroh-pros-es-er, ‐uh-ser; especially British ‐proh-ses-er, ‐suh-ser]
- an integrated computer circuit that performs all the functions of a CPU.
Origin of microprocessor
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- computing a single integrated circuit performing the basic functions of the central processing unit in a small computer
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Word Origin and History for microprocessing
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- An integrated circuit that contains a processor, such as a central processing unit.
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