from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that processes, especially an apparatus for preparing, treating, or converting material: a wood pulp processor.
- n. Computer Science A computer.
- n. Computer Science A central processing unit.
- n. Computer Science A program that translates another program into a form acceptable by the computer being used.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who processes things (foods, photos, applications, etc.).
- n. A device which processes, which changes something.
- n. A computer, especially as short for a microprocessor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
- n. a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
- n. someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)
She had installed it for just this moment: When she'd be driving and need a way to keep working on her novel cause while she had a word processor on her phone she couldn't really type on her phone while she was driving.
You may not be able to write out an entire paper, but you certainly can outline one using the word processor on your mobile device.
In no time the hand-held calculator made the slide rule extinct, and the word processor sent the typewriter into irreversible decline.
To give you an example, I used my word processor to make two charts.
Even though my word processor defaults to stories, that word is frowned upon except at bedtime: “The preferred word for a newspaper or magazine report is article.”
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The words on the word processor screen glowed back at him.
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