central processor

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Noun1.central processor - (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processingcentral processor - (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
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"The Lutron central processor panels are then linked to a central park wide system with the BMS, which enables the client to control and monitor the operation remotely."
Mandelbaum said that the eye is like a video camera that sends the pictures to the brain, and the brain is the central processor, which integrates everything.
* A built-in 4-bit central processor that takes care of the LIN protocol.
Regarding notebook PC panel, shipments grew 8.6% QoQ and 7.1% YoY in the second quarter, as a result of the introduction of Intel's new central processor and Apple's high-resolution Macbook.
This results in balanced performance as data is accessed, with little impact on central processor (CPU) loading and no need for additional, costly DRAM memory.
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The equipment works by sending electronic signals, or 'chirps', about four times a second from the number cloth to receiving stations that send the information on to a central processor, which crunches the numbers.
* The XWAYacents VRX288 Home DSL Gateway chipset, which acts as a system central processor to support broadband access processing, wired/wireless connectivity, digital voice processing and other features * XWAYacents PHY11G physical layer chipset to drive wired Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to external devices * WAVEacents 300 WLAN chipset, with full dual band (2.4 GHz and 5.2 GHz) output to support simultaneous wireless data and media stream communications across a household while providing superior video quality with zero-packet-errors across exceptionally long distances in buildings * XWAYacents SLIC120, a dual-channel telephone line interface in a single chip * COSICacents Modem, a DECT/CAT-iq base station device * IPAC-X, an ISDN Transceiver
If there are additional instructions, the central processor can dole out additional instructions to the other cores.
There is, to my knowledge, nothing within the human brain that could be described as a 'central processor'.
The central processor can be less expensive if the number of I/O pins is reduced to have a single USB port and if it can be a mostly digital device that can truly take advantage of the smaller silicon geometries available today.
25 mins LESSON 1 central processor, cores, bits, bytes, storing data, check bit, parity, words, addresses, flow charts, program area, data area, op codes, op code chart, three address system, machine coding.

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