Definitions for CPU

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. central processing unit: the key component of a computer system, containing the circuitry necessary to interpret and execute program instructions.

    Category: Computers

    Ref: Compare microprocessor.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. central processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor, mainframe(noun)

    (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"


  1. CPU(Noun)

    Any character or entity controlled by the game software.

  2. CPU(Noun)

    the main computer case containing the central components of a personal computer


  1. Central Processing Unit

    Central processing unit is one of the Psychedelic Trance project of Samy Guediche. Samy is originally from Switzerland but later on moved to Santa Cruz, California. His former projects include Biodegradable - along with Nicolas Oesch AKA Mekkanikka, Max Peterson & Laurent Delhom, The Three Mosketeers and Bioeclipse with Loïc Van Poucke, Nicolas Oesch and Stephen Holweck

Anagrams of CPU

  1. cup

  2. UPC

  3. PUC

Translations for CPU

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


Central Processing Unit; a central computer unit that controls the activities of other units connected to it.

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