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multiprocessor Line breaks: multi|pro¦ces¦sor
Pronunciation: /mʌltɪˈprəʊsɛsə/

Definition of multiprocessor in English:


A computer with more than one central processor.
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.
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