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CPU (Central Processing Unit)

the brain of a COMPUTER which stores and processes data.
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Sulaiman Al Siksek, the chief programs officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said: "We are delighted to have achieved this milestone, as we can now move forward with the closure of the central processor area by completing all de-propping works for the roof by the end of this month.
Linked to a PLC/SCADA based central processor, the Unique/ThinkTop combination has enabled Unilever to take greater control of all of their product movements and to plan and execute CIP cycles to keep energy and water usage and downtime to a minimum.
First three steps are task for coordination central processor (decomposition, data localization, global optimalization).
Functionally, the system's central processor identifies detected threats, maintains electromagnetic compatibility within the suite and manages a federated countermeasures-dispensing system (CMDS).
Observers have said the machine, packed with a DVD drive, powerful graphics and central processor chips and a wide array of peripheral connections would cost more than $400, way beyond the price most folks want to pay.
A central processor polls each card and displays the results on the touchscreen interface.
The information needed to coordinate decisions quickly overwhelmed the central processor.
Mainframes are so reliable that one recently was found carrying out 4,000 transactions per second, despite a stake driven through its central processor.
That information is logged into a mainframe computer or central processor, and the service and bill is time-stamped for the designated medical services as proof that the receptionist verified that the patient was the cardholder of record.
Factors such as the speed of the central processor itself; the speed of transfer between processor and disk; the interaction of the programs; the presence or absence of a math co-processor all affect the performance.
In this configuration, either PCs or dumb workstations can be linked directly to a central processor (called a "host").
Another proposed application involves using the network to transfer crime analysis data to a central processor that would engage an intelligent crime analysis system.

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