Definition of Central processor
1. Noun. (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"
Group relationships: Computer, Computing Device, Computing Machine, Data Processor, Electronic Computer, Information Processing System
Terms within: Cpu Board, Mother Board
Generic synonyms: Electronic Equipment, Computer Hardware, Hardware
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Process
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Literary usage of Central processor
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1. Overview of the Third Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-3) edited by D. K. Harmon (1995)
"At the central processor the similarity values from each collection are merged to produce a single ranking of as many as ^ rc answers; of these the top r ..."
2. Protection of Chemical and Water Infrastructure: Federal Requirements ...by William O. Jenkins, Jr. by William O. Jenkins, Jr. (2005)
"System Components A time scheduling system consists of the following components: Time Scheduling Systems • The central processor is a control unit capable ..."
3. Lightness: The Inevitable Renaissance of Minimum Energy Structures by Adriaan Beukers, Ed “van” Hinte (2005)
"... receptor or range of receptors, a central processor which can differentiate between the inputs and integrate them into a single output, and an effector. ..."