American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A microprocessor that performs specialized functions that the central processing unit cannot perform or cannot perform as well and as quickly.
- co- + processor (Wiktionary)
“Sometimes it's hard having an arithmetic coprocessor running in my head all the time.”
“But unlike the Unix operating system or a math coprocessor chip, the relationship between him and Elana was something he couldn't understand.”
“Oh yes, that was the time when a math coprocessor may or may not have been included in your chip, and there was a separate socket on the motherboard for it.”
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“I remember when Intel had a floating point math bug in their math coprocessor.”
“They're both coprocessor boards for Micro Channel systems, but they're real IBM mainframe processors and run real IBM code.”
“The Rosedale silicon will include a MAC and PHY, a security coprocessor and an Ethernet core, Intel said.”
“Look for a system that has a graphics card with a coprocessor, and 5.1 Surround sound.”
“Currently, the math coprocessor, MMX instructions and. obj output is not supported.”
“Those are _voluntary_ coprocessor inputs," Incus explained in an awed whisper.”
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