HyperDic: processor

English > 3 senses of the word processor:
NOUNgroupprocessora business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
person processorsomeone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)
artifactprocessor, central processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, mainframe(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
processor > pronunciation
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English > processor: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market.
Broaderbusiness, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisationA commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
Verbsprocesssubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
English > processor: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.).
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Verbsprocesssubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
English > processor: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing.
Synonymscentral processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, mainframe
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
PartsCPU board, mother boardThe main circuit board for a computer
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
hardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
SpanishCPU, procesador, UCP, unidad central de procesamiento, unidad central de proceso
Catalanprocessador, UCP, unitat central de processament
Verbsprocessperform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information

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