processor

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 /ˈprəʊsɛsə/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
proc•es•sor or  proc•ess•er /ˈprɑsɛsɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Computinga person or thing that processes:a food processor.
  2. Computinga computer.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
proc•es•sor  (proses ər or, esp. Brit., prōses-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Computinga person or thing that processes.
  2. Computing
    • Computingcomputer.
    • Computingcontroller (def. 5).
  3. FoodSee  food processor. 
Also,  process•er. 
  • process + -or2 1905–10


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

processor /ˈprəʊsɛsə/ n
  1. another name for central processing unit
  2. a person or thing that carries out a process



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