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coprocessor Syllabification: co·proc·es·sor
Pronunciation: /kōˈpräˌsesər/ /ˌkōˈpräsəsər/

Definition of coprocessor in English:


A microprocessor designed to supplement the capabilities of the primary processor.
Example sentences
  • It's also worth mentioning that the quality of the multimedia has a lot to do with audio and video coprocessors.
  • His current interests include operating systems, security, secure coprocessors, and simulators.
  • A video game system includes a game cartridge which is pluggably attached to a main console having a main processor, a 3D graphics generating coprocessor, expandable main memory and player controllers.

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