Meaning of “microprocessor” in the English Dictionary

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"microprocessor" in Business English

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microprocessornoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmaɪkrəʊˈprəʊsesər/ us /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌprɑːsesər/

IT a small part of a computer, containing the CPU (= the part of a computer that controls all the other parts):

The first microprocessor built in 1971 had 2300 transistors.

(Definition of “microprocessor” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)