Meaning of CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT (CPU) in English

CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT (CPU)

That part of the computer that performs the actual processing; the machine instruction executor. Also used to refer to the unit of the computer that contains the CPU chip (such as the workstation base in a NeXT slab); that part of the computer apart from the monitor and keyboard and mouse.

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