dâdé âmâ (#)
Fr.: processeur de donées
A machine for handling data in → data processing.
Controlling unit of a microcomputer; laid out on a tiny silicon chip and containing the logical elements for handling data, performing calculations, carrying out stored instructions, etc.
Agent noun of the verb → process.
Fr.: processeur scalaire
Computers: A type of central processing unit in which only one operation on data is executed at a time. By contrast, in a vector processor, a single instruction operates simultaneously on multiple data items.