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CPU

abbr.
central processing unit
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CPU

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) central processing unit
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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]
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CPU

Abbreviation of central processing unit
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CPU

(Central Processing Unit). Circuits controlling all parts of a computer where calculations occur.
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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
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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
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CPU

abbr of central processing unitCPU f, → Zentraleinheit f
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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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