processor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n processor (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"
    • n processor a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
    • n processor someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)
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Usage

In literature:

The workstations down at the Attorney General's are Wang dedicated word-processors.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
I'd also try Royal Chantenay (PEA), Fakkel Mix (TSC), Stokes "Processor" types, and Topweight (ABL).
"Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway" by Steve Solomon
This mellow-sharp mix is the sort of ideal the factory processors shoot at with their olive-pimiento abominations.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
And this necessitated farmers, processors, packagers, and food stores.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
The Memory Address Register, the Memory Buffer Register, and the Memory Timing Controls are considered to be part of the Central Processor.
"Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)" by Digital Equipment Corporation
He wanted to cut in somewhere between the AI module's power supply and its central processor.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
I scribbled a few notes for Emma, taped them to her word processor, and headed out the door.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Freescale will provide the processors for McLaren's engine control units.
It's not every day that Intel releases a processor based on an entirely new architecture.
Many of the campaigns developed by the partnership between the California Milk Processor Board and Grupo Gallegos have resulted in award recognitions.
Paradigm offers improved performance, the latest audio format support and more connections with the second installment of its Anthem D2 processor.
Intel's fabrication plants can churn out hundreds of thousands of processor chips a day.
It comes in a 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch model and runs an Intel Ivy Bridge Core processor.
Seventeen VerifEYE devices are on order from the beef processor.
The company is also now shipping its new flagship HC-800 processor.
The PC that is running Itunes is hardwired ethernet to ATV2 and from there I have HDMI feeding into a Marantz processor.
This is the perfect computer for people who care about looks and price, but not processor speed.
For the broccoli layer , put the cooked broccoli into a food processor.
According to this expert, 2011 may be one of the best years in recent memory for food processors to make capital investment.
The world's largest chip maker, said that it will begin eliminating approximately 95 percent of the lead used in its processors and chipsets starting later in 2004.
AMD processor sets world record for speed.
Page 1 of 2 As it warned investors earlier this month, AMD reported Thursday a drop in its second-quarter revenue, citing a weak global economy and low channel sales of its Llano desktop processors.
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In science:

On the other hand, it is necessary to transfer the hit information very quickly to the trigger processor in order to be able to use it in the first trigger level algorithm.
Performance of prototype BTeV silicon pixel detectors in a high energy pion beam
The first modification is to enhance the energy sensitivity of band of interest without requiring action of the readout processor.
The LXeGRIT Compton Telescope Prototype: Current Status and Future Prospects
The third action of increasing the number of readout processors will bring an additional increase in overall efficiency.
The LXeGRIT Compton Telescope Prototype: Current Status and Future Prospects
All three processors will run the same software as in the present readout, but each is connected to only one section of the digitizer system.
The LXeGRIT Compton Telescope Prototype: Current Status and Future Prospects
Cold trapped ions and quantum information processors. J.
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
This extension allows one, for example, to limit the maximum number of processors used or to restrict the name of the executable to a specified set.
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
In addition, a constraint is placed on the number of processors Bo Liu can use (count < 4).
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
Asymptotic analysis of an algorithm for balanced parallel processor scheduling.
Number partitioning as random energy model
Such pseudo-random sets of operators are most useful whey they may be parameterized and generated on a quantum processor in a way that requires exponentially fewer resources than direct implementation of the uniformly random set.
Random Quantum Circuits and Pseudo-Random Operators: Theory and Applications
We used the workstations cluster of the ICMP currently equipped by the Athlon MP–2200+ processors.
Criticality of the random-site Ising model: Metropolis, Swendsen-Wang and Wolff Monte Carlo algorithms
The n processors are partitioned into g groups of d processors, n = dg, in such a way that processor i belongs to group group(i) := ⌊i/d ⌋ (see Figure 1).
Online Permutation Routing in Partitioned Optical Passive Star Networks
The processors on the left and the processors on the right are the same objects shown twice for the sake of clearness.
Online Permutation Routing in Partitioned Optical Passive Star Networks
Therefore, we partly accept the claim in that the number of groups cannot substantially exceed the number of processors per group.
Online Permutation Routing in Partitioned Optical Passive Star Networks
Therefore, every processor can pre-compute the route for its packet taking advantage of this information.
Online Permutation Routing in Partitioned Optical Passive Star Networks
For i := 1 to √g/2, let a be any processor in Sbi such that p(a) is undefined and define p(a) := bi .
Online Permutation Routing in Partitioned Optical Passive Star Networks
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