Processor vs Multiprocessing - What's the difference?

processor | multiprocessing |


As nouns the difference between processor and multiprocessing

is that processor is a person who processes things (foods, photos, applications, etc) while multiprocessing is computation using one more than one processor.

processor

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who processes things (foods, photos, applications, etc.).
  • He is a loan processor with a bank.
  • A device which processes, which changes something. (rfex)
  • A microprocessor.
  • This computer has two processors , but only one keyboard.

    Synonyms

    * (microprocessor) central processing unit, CPU

    Derived terms

    * food processor * microprocessor * word processor

    multiprocessing

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Computation using one more than one processor.