“The processor that powers Aakash is more powerful than the computers we used not too long ago,” he says.
1909, agent noun in Latin form from process (v.). Data processor is from 1957; word processor is from 1973; food processor in the kitchen appliance sense also is from 1973.
A part of a computer, such as the central processing unit, that performs calculations or other manipulations of data.
A program that translates another program into a form acceptable by the computer being used.