central processing unit


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central processing unit

n. Abbr. CPU
The part of a computer that interprets and executes instructions.

central processing unit

n
(Computer Science) the part of a computer that performs logical and arithmetical operations on the data as specified in the instructions. Abbreviation: CPU

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]

central processing unit

The part of a computer that interprets and carries out instructions. It also transfers information to and from other components, such as a disk drive or the keyboard.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.central processing unit - (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processingcentral processing unit - (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 المُعالَجَه المَرْكَزِيَّه
centrální procesorcentrální řídící jednotka
central processorenhed
mikroprocesor
Ana /Merkezî İşlem Birimi

central processing unit

n (Comput) → unità f inv centrale di elaborazione

central

(ˈsentrəl) adjective
1. belonging to or near the centre (eg of a town). His flat is very central.
2. principal or most important. the central point of his argument.
ˈcentralize, ˈcentralise verb
to bring under one control.
ˌcentraliˈzation, ˌcentraliˈsation noun
ˈcentrally adverb
centrally situated.
central heating
heating of a building by water, steam or air through pipes from one central boiler etc.
ˌcentral ˈprocessing ˌunit noun
see CPU.
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