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 the working memory, disk drive, monitor, and keyboard. The central processing units of personal computers are generally implemented on a single chip, called a microprocessor.
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.
the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. plural noun the Central Provinces, the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec
a former province in central India: became the state of Madhya Pradesh 1950. noun a former province of central India: renamed Madhya Pradesh in 1950, Berar being transferred to Maharashtra in 1956