Multiprocessor



[muhl-tee-pros-es-ing, -uh-sing or, esp. British, -proh-ses-ing, -suh-sing] /ˈmʌl tiˌprɒs ɛs ɪŋ, -ə sɪŋ or, esp. British, -ˌproʊ sɛs ɪŋ, -sə sɪŋ/

noun, Computers.
1.
the simultaneous execution of two or more programs or instruction sequences by separate CPUs under integrated control.
/ˌmʌltɪˈprəʊsɛsə/
noun
1.
(computing) a number of central processing units linked together to enable parallel processing to take place
n.

also multi-processor, 1961, from multi- + processor.

parallel processing

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