What is another word for ALU?

Pronunciation: [ɐlˈuː] (IPA)

ALU or Arithmetic Logical Unit is a fundamental component of a central processing unit (CPU) that performs arithmetic operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and logical operations such as AND, OR, NOT, XOR, etc. There are several synonyms for the term ALU, depending on the context, including arithmetic unit, computational unit, numeric accelerator, and math coprocessor. Other terms like processing unit, calculation unit, and computing engine are also used to describe the function of ALU. In short, ALU is a crucial element in the CPU responsible for executing mathematical and logic functions, helping the computer process information faster and more efficiently.

Usage examples for Alu

Even faith in Horus the "Redeemer" did not suffice by itself to ensure an entrance for the dead man into the fields of ALU, the Egyptian Paradise.
"Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations"
Archibald Sayce
Another early conqueror of Elam, who was probably of Semitic origin, was ALU-usharshid, king of the city of Kish, for, from a number of his inscriptions found near those of Sargon at Nippur in Babylonia, we learn that he subdued Elam and Para'se, the district in which the city of Susa was probably situated.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery"
L.W. King and H.R. Hall

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