Origin of processor
Examples from the Web for processor
Contemporary Examples of processor
“The processor that powers Aakash is more powerful than the computers we used not too long ago,” he says.DataWind Prepared $20 Tablet Computer for Indian Market
January 30, 2013
- computing another name for central processing unit
- a person or thing that carries out a process
Word Origin and History for processor
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.