[ pros-es-er or, especially British, proh-ses- ]
/ ˈprɒs ɛs ər or, especially British, ˈproʊ sɛs- /
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Sometimes proc·ess·er .
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British Dictionary definitions for processor
/ (ˈprəʊsɛsə) /
computing another name for central processing unit
a person or thing that carries out a process
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Scientific definitions for processor
[ prŏs′ĕs′ər, prō′sĕs′- ]
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.
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