coprocessor definition

  • noun:
    • A microprocessor that performs specialized functions that the main processing device cannot perform or cannot perform besides so that as rapidly.
    • another microprocessor accustomed supplement the functionality of the main handling unit, carrying out jobs eg floating-point arithmetic (floating-point product) or visuals calculations (illustrations handling product).
    • A microprocessor that performs specialized functions that the central processing device cannot perform or are not able to perform besides and as quickly.
    • another microprocessor regularly augment the functionality of this main handling product, carrying out jobs including floating-point arithmetic (floating-point device) or layouts computations (graphics processing unit).

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