functional unit


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functional unit

[¦fəŋk·shən·əl ′yü·nət]
(computer science)
The part of the computer required to perform an elementary process such as an addition or a pulse generation.

functional unit

A subsystem of the central processing unit of a computer. E.g. arithmetic and logic unit, memory address register, barrel shifter, register file.
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