Definition of multiprocessor in English:


Syllabification: mul·ti·proc·es·sor
Pronunciation: /ˌməltiˈpräsesər, -ˈpräsəsər


A computer with more than one central processor.
More example sentences
  • Dedicated multiprocessor rackmount computers are easily the cheapest way to add processing power to a cluster.
  • The architectural differences between shared-memory multiprocessors and distributed-memory multiprocessors have implications on how each is programmed.
  • In multiprocessor machines, multiple threads are an efficient way for application developers to utilize the parallelism of the hardware.

Definition of multiprocessor in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
turned backwards