Abbreviation for 'Central Processing Unit' (q.v.). See also microprocessor.
Central Processor Unit
Central Processing Unit. The CPU is the heart of the computer, and is also often called the (central) processor. Examples are the Intel x86 family and the Motorola 68000.
Central Processing Unit
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In computing, abbreviation for central processing unitFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0034185.html
acronym: central processing unitFound on http://cdiac.ornl.gov/pns/acronyms.html#C
Central Processing Unit 1. The Microchip containing the Arithmetic Logic Unit, Decoder, registers, etc. that decodes and executes machine-level commands inside the Computer System. 2. The set of circuit boards of a mainframe containing these elements. 3. slang The system case containing the above. CPU's are classified by their instruction set width...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20091
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Central Processing Unit. A common term used in computers.
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Abbreviation of Central Processing Unit (The main 'brain' chip of a computer or the main housing of a computer that contains the 'brain' chip).
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Central Processing Unit. That part of a computer which carries out the processing.
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(Digital cameras and photo printers) Central Processing Unit. The main processor of a PC (personal computer).Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20472
Central Processing Unit - this is the electronic circuitry at the heart of a computer that executes (very rapidly!) a series of simple steps of reading, manipulating and writing information to and from the computer's RAM memory and input/output devices
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See central processing unit.
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Acronym of Central Processing Unit aka microprocessor. See microprocessor for a full definition.Found on http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/music%20tech%20glossary/Music%20Tech%20Gl
It stands for Central Processing Unit and refers to the microprocessor and to the memory of the PC. The central unit in a computer containing the logic circuitry that performs the instructions of a computer's programs.
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Central Processing Unit. The 'brain' of the computer.Found on http://www.amigahistory.co.uk/c.html
Central Processing Unit
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Central processing unit - the microprocessor chip that is the 'brains' of a computer. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20829
Central processing unit. The part of the computer that contains the circuits that control and perform the execution of computer instructions. Found on http://www.flowmeterdirectory.com/flowmeter_technical_glossary/flowmeter_te
Central Processing Unit. The computer module in charge of retrieving, decoding, and executing instructions.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20870
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Central Processing Unit. That part of a computer or microprocessor which performs calculations and makes decisions, as opposed to memory functions, clocks, etc.
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