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Synonyms for processor
ˈprɒs ɛs ər; esp. Brit. ˈproʊ sɛs-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. processor(noun)

    a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market

    central processing unit, central processor, mainframe

  2. processor(noun)

    someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

    central processing unit, central processor, mainframe

  3. central processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor, mainframe(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"

    central processing unit, mainframe computer, central processor, mainframe


  1. processor(noun)

    A computer, especially as short for a microprocessor.

    This computer has two processors, but only one keyboard.

    central processing unit, CPU

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "processor":

    processors, transformer, procesador, procesor, processador, processore, renderer, boxed

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How to use processor in a sentence?

  1. Van Eecke:

    After 20 years of data protection legislation in place, it's only now with the GDPR they (companies) start to think about 'what's my role in the whole story? Am I a data controller or data processor?'.

  2. Roy Blount, Jr.:

    The last time somebody said, 'I find I can write much better with a word processor.', I replied, 'They used to say the same thing about drugs.'

  3. Rene Summer:

    If an SME finds it hard to find a processor that doesn't want to comply with European contract terms, there is plenty of choice.

  4. Thad Peterson:

    It's a pretty sticky product, once merchants find a processor that works for them, they are unlikely to change. Merchants aren't in the business of payments, they are in the business of selling stuff.

  5. Doug Davis:

    We're creating compute capability in end-point devices that scale from our highest performance Xeon processor to the Quark family of products.

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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pestilent
    • B. agreeable
    • C. plaguey
    • D. pettish

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