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  Definition of Central processing unit
  1. (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
Similar Words: CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor, mainframe

 

Part Meronyms: computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

 

Derivational Morphology: process

 

 
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