/ (ˈtɛrəˌflɒp) /
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computing a measure of processing speed, consisting of a thousand billion floating-point operations a second
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Word Origin for teraflop
C20: from tera- + flo (ating) p (oint)
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Scientific definitions for teraflop
[ tĕr′ə-flŏp′ ]
A measure of computing speed equal to one trillion floating-point operations per second.
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