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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the activities and controls the parts of a system.

Usage examples (38)
  • A microprocessor functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer
  • A disk drive contains a microprocessor to handle the internal functions of the drive
  • It appears the microprocessor is the same as used in the EOS SLR.
  • Since the early 1980s, the microprocessor has been the king of computer chips. for more
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