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Multiprocessor

A multiprocessor is a tightly coupled computer system having two or more processing units (Multiple Processors) each sharing main memory and peripherals, in order to simultaneously process programs.[1][2][3]

Sometimes the term Multiprocessor is confused with the term Multiprocessing.

While Multiprocessing is a type of processing in which two or more processors work together to execute more than one program simultaneously, the term Multiprocessor refers to the hardware architecture that allows multiprocessing.[4]

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