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English noun: C.P.U.

1. C.P.U. (artifact) (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing

SamplesThe CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached.

Synonymscentral processing unit, central processor, CPU, mainframe, processor

Broader (hypernym)computer hardware, electronic equipment, hardware

Part holonymCPU board, mother board

Part meronymcomputer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

Domain categorycomputer science, computing

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