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CPU

 
central processing unit (on a computer).

cpu, CPU

abbreviation for central processing unit.

CPU

Abbreviation for:
caudate putamen
central processing unit (!) (Medspeak-UK)
chest pain unit
contracts and purchasing unit (Medspeak-UK)

CPU

Central processing unit Computers The hardware that comprises the 'thinking' part of a computer; the simple-minded often equate the CPU to all the electronic circuitry in the box containing the hard and floppy drives. See Computer.
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