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CPU (Central Processing Unit)

the brain of a COMPUTER which stores and processes data.
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It is customary to assume that, in such cases, the past operates by modifying the structure of the brain, not directly.
I mean that, in attempting to state the PROXIMATE cause of the present event, some past event or events must be included, unless we take refuge in hypothetical modifications of brain structure.
If you only had brains in your head you would be as good a man as any of them, and a better man than some of them.
By good luck you came along and pulled me off the stake, and from what you say I am sure the Great Oz will give me brains as soon as we get to the Emerald City.
Well, that may be true," agreed Margolotte; "but, on the contrary, a servant with too much brains is sure to become independent and high- and-mighty and feel above her work.
To find the sleepless princess," I added, thinking at the same time one of those irrelevant asides that will go through the brain of thirty, that the woman who would get her share of kisses nowadays must neither slumber nor sleep.
It is the brain, the intellect, the power that directs all things.
Nevertheless," interrupted the Tin Woodman, "a good heart is, I believe, much more desirable than education or brains.
I ran the liquor down and joyed as the maggots mounted in my brain.
The gentleman is excused," said the Judge, handing back the certificate to the person who had brought it, "he has a brain.
Schneider frowns ever more and more and shakes his head; he hints that the brain is fatally injured; he does not as yet declare that his patient is incurable, but he allows himself to express the gravest fears.
Brain has put on a sort of brown dressing gown and says he's a monk; and Mr.