Meaning of “processor” in the English Dictionary

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"processor" in American English

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processornoun [ C ]

us /ˈprɑs·es·ər, ˈproʊ·ses-/

a person, device, or business that processes things:

a food processor

(Definition of “processor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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processornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprəʊsesər/ us /ˈprɑːsesər/

IT the part of a computer that controls all the other parts:

To maximize performance, users will require a 1GHz processor and 1GB of RAM.

PRODUCTION a company that prepares farm products for sale, especially as food for people:

The nation's largest processor of meat and poultry has said it will stop using gas technology to keep products looking fresh.
The corn and soybean processor said it agreed to plead guilty to price-fixing charges and pay $100 million in fines.

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