microprocessor

Definitions of microprocessor
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n integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system

“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”
Type of:
chip, micro chip, microchip, microprocessor chip, silicon chip
electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit

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