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Definition of microprocessor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

microprocessor

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmaɪkrəʊˈprəʊsesə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmaɪkroʊˈproʊsesər//
 
(computing) Computer hardware
 
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a small unit of a computer that contains all the functions of the central processing unit See related entries: Computer hardware
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: microprocessor