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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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The program is made available by the Central Processing Unit (CPU), a fully appointed ARC/IATA/CLIA hosting facility based in Irvine, California.
The second phase of development for the field calls for installation of a central processing platform and 12 wellhead platforms from which a total of 144 wells will be drilled.
Transportation of gas from Matindok central processing plant will be done to the Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas plant.
Amoco Netherlands installed the deck to the central processing platform in early August.
Under the contract, gas from Matindok central processing plant will be transported to the Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas plant.
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Construction of a new central processing facility at the Khazzan gas project in Oman.
The Okume Complex, located 150 miles south of Bioko Island in the Gulf of Guinea, employs two tension leg platforms, three satellite platforms and a central processing platform.
The JV is developing the Timimom Field project 800km southwest of Algiers, and Samsung has received an engineering, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning contract for a 180km pipeline and a central processing facility.
As items are captured at the branch throughout the day, the item image and MICR data are sent electronically to a central processing location.
Sasol Petroleum International and its partners have constantly raised the capacity of the gas pipeline and the central processing unit to accommodate increasing demand for gas.
Devices in the new West Bridge[TM] family of peripheral controllers function as a companion chip to an embedded central processing unit (CPU) to free it from data-intensive operations.

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