teraflops

[ ter-uh-flops ]
/ ˈtɛr əˌflɒps /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. ter-,
  2. ter.,
  3. tera-,
  4. terabyte,
  5. teraflop,
  6. teraglin,
  7. terah,
  8. terahertz,
  9. terai,
  10. terai hat

Origin of teraflops

First recorded in 1985–90; tera- + flops

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Science definitions for teraflops

teraflop

[ tĕrə-flŏp′ ]

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