Definitions for "Multiprocessor"
Keywords:  processor, sgi, memory, silc, parallel
A parallel computer in which the processors share an address space. This almost always implies physically shared memory. See symmetric multiprocessor. Examples are the parallel servers from SGI.
A computer that incorporates multiple processors with access to common storage.
a computer system that has more than one internal processor capable of operating collectively on a computation. Normally associated with those systems where the processors can access a common main memory. [SILC99
(MP) (n.) A computer that uses two or more nearly equal processing units under integrated control.
A computer containing more than one central processing unit (CPU).