Definition of microprocessor in English:


Syllabification: mi·cro·proc·es·sor
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrəˈpräsesər, -ˈprōˌsesər


  • An integrated circuit that contains all the functions of a central processing unit of a computer.
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    • 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.



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  • 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.

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