Definition of "multicore" [multicore]

  • Combining two or more independent cores into a single package composed of a single integrated circuit (adjective)

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Use "multicore" in a sentence
  • "The term multicore processor technology refers to a microprocessor architecture designed to contain a sequence of logical cores (CPUs) on one physical chip."
  • "One technology puts the core circuitry of multiple calculating engines on each piece of silicon, creating what are called multicore chips."
  • "Indeed, as transistors have continued to shrink, rather than continuing to innovate, computer designers have simply adopted a so-called "multicore" approach, where multiple processors are added as more chip real estate became available."