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CENTRAL. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States.
     2. The government of the United States is the central government.

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In what concerns the central processing units that support the hyperthreading feature, there can be employed other virtual central processing unit cores to compensate for the idle time.
A proposed microprocessor-controlled charging system incorporates standard weighing equipment along with thumb wheel ratio switches to preset required steel/iron and coke/metal ratios, a central processing unit (CPU), digital display units and a control box.
Samsung also reiterated a similar view of Micron's that it expects a second half of 2019 rebound driven by new central processing unit architectures and launches of new smartphones, adds the analyst.
This new product involves wrapping a semi-custom AMD Radeon graphics processing unit (GPU) together with an Intel central processing unit (CPU) in one package.
It runs on a 1.6 GHz central processing unit that has 1 gigabyte random access memory and comes with built-in dual camera.
In the following we present a comparison between the costs of the processors used in running a set of experimental tests for the parallel prefix sum algorithmic function [2], namely the central processing unit i7-2600K and the graphics processing units GTX 280 and GTX 480.
The platform, codenamed A10, employs advanced SoC design technology to integrate central processing unit, graphic processing unit, high-definition multi-frame video engine, 3D multi-screen engine, and high-speed video interface module on a chip.
In addition, Intel's first central processing unit (CPU) with an integrated graphics core brings together two 32-nm Westmere processor cores and a DDR3 memory controller for energy-efficient designs.
The "Closed Loop System" under development includes a blood sugar monitor, an automatic insulin pump, a set of activity monitors that attach to the body and a central processing unit.
Robert Byers, who brought the suit, said the power supply and central processing unit in the Xbox 360 overheat, affecting heat-sensitive chips and causing the console to lock up, it said.
As the previous article did, this one will look at three pieces of "hardware," a computer's central processing unit (CPU), a monitor (with a cathode ray tube or CRT device) and a printer.
Adding more memory not only will let your PC handle multiple applications simultaneously, it will increase its operating speed because your CPU (central processing unit) will not have to access the hard drive as frequently.

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