What does CPU stand for?

What does CPU mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: CPU.

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A Central Patrolling Unit

Computing » General

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Central Policy Unit

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Computer Part Unknown

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Change Password Utility

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Central Place Unit

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Critical Patch Updates

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Computer Power User

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Computer Printer Unit

Governmental » NASA

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central processing unit

Computing » General

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China Pharmaceutical University

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities

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caudate putamen

Medical » British Medicine

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contracts and purchasing unit

Medical » British Medicine

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Cutting Papers Upward

Miscellaneous » Hobbies

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California Pacific University

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities

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Chest Pain Unit

Medical » Hospitals

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Computershare, LTD.

Business » ASX Symbols

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central processing unit (!)

Medical » British Medicine

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What does CPU mean?

central processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor, mainframe(noun)
(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing

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