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central processor

An alternate term for "central processing unit." See CPU.
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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).
So, for example, for a division of the central processor into 100 cells as in Fig.
The built-in DSP also had plenty of processing power to handle all the low-level real-time calculations, while the central processor's power was dedicated entirely to coordinating complex gestures.
Dumb terminals, once chained to a central processor, are hitting the junk pile or being melted down to fill potholes.
There are many ways to measure the power of a computer, from the speed of its central processor chip to the amount of memory it has and the size of its storage capacity.
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. So Xerox researchers invented SPAWN, a system in which individual computers are given "money" and instructed to maximize their bank accounts by taking on tasks and trading computer downtime among themselves.
In this context, the machines or stations correspond to computer terminals which are scanned uni-directionally by a central processor (the operative) for messages (programs or information).
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.

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