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pro·ces·sor

(prō'ses-sŏr),
A device that converts one form of energy into another form of energy or one form of material into another form of material.

processor

pro·ces·sor

(pros'es-sŏr)
A device that converts one form of energy into another form of energy or one form of material into another form of material.

processor

(pros'es-or)
1. In radiology, a machine that helps to convert the latent image to a visible image. In digital radiology, it consists of a unit designed to convert a latent image into a visible image by computerized measurements from image detection equipment. In conventional radiology, it consists of a transporter, electrical system, temperature control, circulation system, and dryer.
3. That portion of a computer's central processing unit that analyzes and prepares information for display.
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Most modem processing units use a hierarchy of caches, starting with a small, high performance cache on the silicon of the processor itself.
But, due to the lack of processing unit it could not be materialized.
company is setting up a shrimp processing unit with a capacity of 15 tonne per day in Andhra Pradesh.
covers upgrades to 185 central processing units and 170 backplanes on the AN/ALR-56M radar warning receiver systems currently on board ROCAF F-16s.
The company has a wheat flour processing unit Yeotmal.
The MEPS subsystem consists of: two (2) Hall Effect Thrusters with one cathode/neutralizer each one (1) Propellant Tank Assembly (PTA) containing pressurized Xenon and providing interface for the ground fill and drain operations one (1) Propellant Management Assembly (PMA) to regulate the pressure and provide fine control of the xenon flow to the thrusters and cathodes one (1) Power Processing Unit (PPU) to supply power to the thrusters/cathodes and the PMA providing power/signal conditioning and telemetry/telecommand interface.
The AGEIA PhysX processor completes the new Gaming Power Triangle consisting of the central processing unit (CPU), graphics processing unit (GPU) and PPU to balance the excessive computing demands of game logic, graphics and physics.
As per the report, Mcleod Russel India Ltd, Kolkata-based tea plantation firm is taking over a tea processing unit in Vietnam for over INR Rs 5 crore ($820,000).
HOUSTON -- Sequoia Interests Corporation (Pink Sheets:SQNC) is pleased to announce the company has retained Houston, Texas-based O'Drill/MCM, an oilfield specialty products engineering, manufacturing and sales firm, to design, engineer and manufacture a full-scale, on-site processing unit to separate oil-contaminated soil.
Sasol Petroleum International and its partners have constantly raised the capacity of the gas pipeline and the central processing unit to accommodate increasing demand for gas.
Nasdaq:FISV) said its RemitStream Solutions lockbox processing unit doubled its client base to 50 in 2005 due to continued emphasis on client relationships and new product offerings.
ONGC is planning to set up a gas processing unit at Kelwa Mahim in Thane district of Maharashtra.