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microprocessor Syllabification: mi·cro·proc·es·sor
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrəˈpräsesər/
/ˌmīkrəˈprōˌsesər/

Definition of microprocessor in English:

noun

An integrated circuit that contains all the functions of a central processing unit of a computer.
Example sentences
  • Logic circuits are wired together on silicon chips to make microprocessors and computers.
  • The cpu is the central processing unit that contains a microprocessor.
  • Shipments of microprocessors, motherboards, and chipsets all declined.

Derivatives

microprocessing
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōˈprōsesiNG/
noun
Example sentences
  • The resulting sub-genre, cyberpunk, broke from old-school science fiction by focusing on all-pervasive quantum-based technologies such as genetic engineering and microprocessing.

Words that rhyme with microprocessor

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