What is processor?

  • (noun): (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached.
    Synonyms: central processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, mainframe
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on processor:

Foxton Technology
... that was originally planned for inclusion in the first dual-core Itanium 2 processor (code-named Montecito) ... very granular control of voltages and clock frequencies within the processor, it enables software performance to be optimized for specific workloads, while ensuring that power consumption ... to sources inside Intel, it is under consideration for future Itanium 2 processor versions ...
Processor - Other
... Food processor, a machine for preparing food. ...

More definitions of "processor":

  • (noun): A business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market.
  • (noun): Someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.).