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CPU

abbr.
central processing unit

CPU

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) central processing unit

CPU

central processing unit: the key component of a computer system, containing the circuitry necessary to interpret and execute program instructions. Compare microprocessor.
[1965–70]

CPU

Abbreviation of central processing unit

CPU

(Central Processing Unit). Circuits controlling all parts of a computer where calculations occur.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.CPU - (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processingCPU - (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; "the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached"
CPU board, mother board - the main circuit board for a computer
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
computer hardware, hardware - (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Translations
وِحْدَة المُعالَجَـه المركزيَّـه
centrální řídící jednotka
centralenhedcentralprocessorCPU
központi feldolgozó egység
centralais procesors
merkezî işlem birimi

CPU

N ABBR (Comput) =central processing unitUPC f, UCP f

CPU

abbr of central processing unitCPU f, → Zentraleinheit f

CPU

(ˌsiː piː ˈjuː) noun (abbreviation)
Central Processing Unit; a central computer unit that controls the activities of other units connected to it.
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