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microprocessor

Line breaks: micro|pro¦ces¦sor
Pronunciation: /mʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˈprəʊsɛsə
 
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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.

Words that rhyme with microprocessor

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