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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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Overall, adjustments related to data discrepancies should have minimal impact to HVM operations.
After the implication matrix is constructed, a cutoff value is selected by the analyst to determine which connections should be represented on the HVM.
HVM and HVR are tools allowing wealth managers to access the material, strategies and intellectual capital used by institutional investors and pension funds, the firm said.
Unlike conventional high speed ballscrew machines, the power, stiffness, and precision of HVM make significantly higher feedrates possible, along with finishing accuracies that were previously achievable only on special dedicated machines.
The HVM Catapult network consists of seven leading technology and innovation centres across the country - with HQ based in Shirley, near Birmingham - which works together to help UK businesses develop innovative products and manufacturing processes.
Richard Hutchins, chairman of the LEP HVM Group and director at Jaguar Land Rover programmes at WMG, said: "We are really pleased the launch of this innovative project was here in Coventry and Warwickshire and that will help develop the skills of the engineers of the future.
Helio Castroneves, Mario Dominguez, Patrick Carpentier and Stefan Johansson have driven for HVM, back when it was either Herdez Competition or Bettenhausen Racing.
Like GigaTux's Windows Server 2008 offering, both 2012 and 2008 R2 run in HVM (Hardware Virtual Machine) mode against GigaTux's Xen virtualisation foundations.
Then there's Bremer and Wirdheim, the two drivers for HVM which announced plans only last week to enter the Grand Prix of Long Beach and compete in the Champ Car World Series.
In the case of Ingersoll's HVM, high-thrust linear motors drive the machine's linear axes, replacing the ball screws, ball nuts, gear boxes, servo motor encoders, and end bearings (all the parts that can wear out) with magnetic force, which alone is used to drive the machine axes and hold them in position.
Based on its decade long experience with wafer size transition programs, ISMI has refined and extended its Equipment Maturity Assessment tool to provide a systematic, rigorous assessment of semiconductor equipment to determine test readiness as well as production or HVM readiness.