What does CPU mean?

Definitions for CPU

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word CPU.

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

Suggested Resources

  1. CPU

    What does CPU stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the CPU acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for CPU »

  1. cup

  2. UPC

  3. PUC


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CPU in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CPU in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kristoffer Lawson:

    The hardware that's on the devices is high end. I mean we're talking high resolution screen, we're talking battery, we're talking a pretty good CPU, GPU. Premium material is made out of wood so the device price itself if you compare the price of an iPhone is actually pretty low, but the reason why people are so excited about this is that it is really the first no hassle sharing social collaborative computer out there. So in the SOLU environment you no longer have to install applications, you no longer have to worry about hard drive space, you don't have to worry about back-ups, it takes care of everything.

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