HyperDic: central_processing_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression central processing unit:
NOUNartifactcentral processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor, mainframe(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
English > central processing unit: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing.
SynonymsCPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor, mainframe
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
PartsCPU board, mother boardThe main circuit board for a computer
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
hardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
SpanishCPU, procesador, UCP, unidad central de procesamiento, unidad central de proceso
Catalanprocessador, UCP, unitat central de processament

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