basic processing unit

basic processing unit

[′bā·sik ′präs‚es·iŋ ‚yü·nət]
(communications)
Principal controller and data processor within the communications system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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