An example of the CPI is a Chained CPI which is cutting an entitement, such as Social Security, by using a measurement that shows a slower rate of inflation than used in other CPI inflation measurements.
- Consumer Price Index
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cpi - Computer Definition
(1) See continuous process improvement.
(2) (Characters Per Inch) The measurement of the density of characters per inch on tape or paper. A printer's CPI button switches character pitch.
(3) (Counts Per Inch) The measurement of the resolution of a mouse/trackball as flywheel notches per inch (horizontal and vertical flywheels rotate as the ball is moved). Notches are converted to cursor movement.
cpi - Investment & Finance Definition
See consumer price index.