(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing

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

Derivationally related forms: ↑process (for: ↑processor)
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Part Meronyms: ↑CPU board, ↑mother board

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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