Central Processing Unit [CPU]

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1. A type of processor that serves as the main logic and control unit of a comptuer.

2. A term used interchangeably with a processor or microprocessor.  A modern CPU consist of a single tiny chip of speically produced silicon on the top surface of which are formed millions of transistors and other circuit elements using a sub-micron fabrication process.

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CPU

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