multicore

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multi- +‎ core.

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multicore (not comparable)

  1. (of an electric cable) Having two or more cores
  2. (computer hardware, of a processor) Combining two or more independent cores into a single package composed of a single integrated circuit
    • 2007 September 11, Laurie J. Flynn, “Intel Raises Its Outlook; Rival Offers New Chip”, in New York Times[1]:
      After several consecutive quarters of losing market share, Intel in recent quarters has released a host of new multicore processors, including its first quad-core chip [] .

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