Pronunciation: (kum-pyOO'tur), [key]
1. Also called processor. an electronic device designed to accept data, perform prescribed mathematical and logical operations at high speed, and display the results of these operations. Cf. analog computer, digital computer.
2. a person who computes; computist.
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