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Processor is a generic term referring to logic circuitry on an integrated circuit that processes instructions and data in a computer. The processor takes in instructions and data and performs a process on them, calculating an output that is used to either control the computer or device or complete a specific task.

Microprocessors and microcontrollers are processors.

Central processing units (CPUs), graphics processing units (GPUs), digital signal processors (DSPs), data processing units (DPUs), tensor processing units (TPUs) are all processors