processor

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See also: procéssor

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Recorded since 1909, from to process + -or

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  • (UK) enPR: prōʹ-sĕs-ə(r), IPA(key): /ˈpɹəʊˌsɛsə(ɹ)/
  • (US) enPR: prŏʹ-sĕs-ər, IPA(key): /ˈpɹɑˌsɛsə˞/

Noun[edit]

processor (plural processors)

  1. A person who processes things (foods, photos, applications, etc.).
    He is a loan processor with a bank.
  2. A device which processes, which changes something.
  3. A computer, especially as short for a microprocessor.
    This computer has two processors, but only one keyboard.

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Etymology[edit]

From English processor

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processor m (plural processors or processoren, diminutive processortje n)

  1. (computing) A microprocessor

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