HyperDic: microprocessor

English > 1 sense of the word microprocessor:
NOUNartifactmicroprocessorintegrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system
microprocessor > pronunciation
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English > microprocessor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningintegrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system.
Examples
  • "a microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer"
  • "a disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive"
Part ofpersonal computer, PC, microcomputerA small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
Broaderchip, microchip, micro chip, silicon chip, microprocessor chipelectronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
Spanishmicroprocesador
Catalanmicroprocessador

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