central pit n.
See fovea centralis.
(in World War I) Germany and Austria-Hungary, often with their allies Turkey and Bulgaria, as opposed to the Allies. plural noun (European history) (before World War I) Germany, Italy, and Austria-Hungary after they were linked by the Triple Alliance in 1882 (during World War I) Germany and Austria-Hungary, together with their allies Turkey and Bulgaria […]
CPU. noun the part of a computer that performs logical and arithmetical operations on the data as specified in the instructions CPU central processing unit The part of a computer that interprets and carries out instructions provided by the software. It tests and manipulates data, and transfers information to and from other components, such as […]
CPU. central processing unit: the key component of a computer system, which contains the circuitry necessary to interpret and execute program instructions. noun the part of a computer that performs logical and arithmetical operations on the data as specified in the instructions CPU abbreviation central processing unit by 1970, abbreviation of central processing unit. central […]
a projection of one plane onto a second plane such that a point on the first plane and its image on the second plane lie on a straight line through a fixed point not on either plane.