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microprocessor vs. integrated circuit

[ mahy-kroh-pros-es-er, ‐uh-ser; especially British ‐proh-ses-er, ‐suh-ser ]
  1. an integrated computer circuit that performs all the functions of a CPU.
  1. a circuit of transistors, resistors, and capacitors constructed on a single semiconductor wafer or chip, in which the components are interconnected to perform a given function. Abbreviation: IC

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