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processor

an electronic device within a COMPUTER which is capable of interpreting and executing instructions.
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This device must be connected to the supplied processor unit via supplied cable, and the processor unit must be connected to a playback device such as a Blu-ray disc(TM) device via the HDMI cable.
IDC's forecast for worldwide PC processor unit growth in 2010 is 19.8%.
Without Atom, worldwide PC processor unit shipments declined 21.7 percent QoQ and 21.6 percent YoY.
Modification to the 76/62mm mounts required by the Davide system are a new control console with a dedicated guidance processor unit, which is already employed by the latest Super Rapid guns, and a new double-feeding ammunition system that allows immediate selection between DART and conventional ammunition.
AMD64 processors also feature the exclusive Direct Connect Architecture that directly connects the memory controller and I/ O to the central processor unit, improving overall system performance and efficiency.
The MICRO 100 CCR employs an industrial micro processor unit integrated with modern analogue electronics to ensure easy-to-understand user-friendly human interfaces without the need for specialist programming skills, coupled with fast-acting control and protection loops.
The endoscope has two connections - one to Pentax's video processor unit and the other to a Pentax-branded confocal control box.
The upgraded central processor unit features 10-digit keypad operation with a nonvolatile EEPROM memory.
The equipment's electronic support (ES) subsystem typically comprises an array of direction-finding (DF) and omni antennas, a DF receiver unit and an inboard ES rack that houses an operator station (with colour display), an ES computer, a main processor unit and a power distribution unit.
The main components include a C-band doppler radar with phased array antenna, a data processor unit, two operator workstations, communication equipment and an inertial navigation unit.
Jason Carl Hillage, aged 21, of Dennis Road, Stoke Heath, was charged with stealing pounds 162.15 cash and a CD Rom Drive and a Computer Processor Unit valued at pounds 300 belonging to Eclipse Computers, Radford, Coventry.
Both the sensor and actuator contain wires with plugs that are connected to the processor unit by the surgeon.