gigaflops

[gig-uh-flops, jig‐]

noun

a measure of computer speed, equal to one billion floating-point operations per second.

Origin of gigaflops

First recorded in 1985–90; giga- + flops
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gigaflop

[gĭgə-flŏp′]

A measure of computing speed equal to one billion floating-point operations per second.
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