Meaning of “CPU” in the English Dictionary

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"CPU" in Business English

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CPUnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsiːpiːˈjuː/ us

IT abbreviation for central processing unit: the part of a computer that controls all the other parts:

The motherboard and CPU are the brains of your PC, so selecting these components is probably the most important decision you'll make.

(Definition of “CPU” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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