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Initialism vs Processor - What's the difference?

initialism | processor |

As nouns the difference between initialism and processor

is that initialism is a term formed from the initial letter or letters of several words or parts of words, but which is itself pronounced letter by letter while processor is a person who processes things (foods, photos, applications, etc).

initialism

English

Noun

(wikipedia initialism) (en noun)
  • A term formed from the initial letter or letters of several words or parts of words, but which is itself pronounced letter by letter.
  • BBC is an initialism for British Broadcasting Corporation.

    See also

    * abbreviation * acronym * orphan initialism * TLA *

    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