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vector processor

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Definition of vector processor in English:

noun

Computing
A processor that is able to process sequences of data with a single instruction.
Example sentences
  • Whether a machine has a vector processor, a scalar processor, or a multithreaded processor is a secondary issue.
  • A dedicated 16-way vector processor enables smooth playback of HD video with minimal CPU usage.
  • The commercial viability of traditional supercomputing architectures with vector processors and high-bandwidth memory subsystems is problematic.

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