CPU - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌsiː piː ˈjuː|
Brit.  |siːpiːˈjuː|

noun

- (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing(syn: c.p.u., cpu, mainframe, processor)

the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached

Examples

the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached

Word forms

noun
singular: CPU
plural: CPUs
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