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What does CPU stand for?

CPU stands for Computer Processing Unit

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Yesterday's case involved 53 traders in mobile telephones and computer processing units and their trade body, the Federation of Technological Industries, who appealed against new clauses in UK law making all parties involved in such transactions jointly liable for the missing VAT.
5 pounds of lead, and computer processing units contain trace metals that can leach out of unlined landfills.
The project collected unwanted electronic equipment sold by Staples (including laptops, computer processing units, monitors, printers, fax machines and small peripheral devices) from retail and commercial customers and provided recycling services using "reverse logistics" using Staples' delivery trucks and product distribution network.