coprocessor definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Comput. an auxiliary processing unit designated for a particular operation, as one for making mathematical computations
coprocessor definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A microprocessor that performs specialized functions that the central processing unit cannot perform or cannot perform as well and as quickly.
coprocessor - Computer Definition
Computer Desktop EncyclopediaTHIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLYAll other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.© 1981-2014 The Computer Language Company Inc. All rights reserved.
coprocessor - Science Definition
A microprocessor distinct from the central processing unit. A coprocessor performs specialized functions that the central processing unit cannot perform or cannot perform as well and as quickly.