# trillion floating point operations per second

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**trillion floating point operations per second**— noun (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system • Syn: ↑teraflop • Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing • Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑ …2

**million floating point operations per second**— noun (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system • Syn: ↑megaflop, ↑MFLOP • Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing • Hypernyms: ↑unit of meas …3

**FLOPS**— Computer performance Name FLOPS yottaFLOPS 1024 zettaFLOPS 1021 exaFLOPS 1018 petaFLOPS 1015 teraFLOPS 1012 gigaFLOPS 109 megaFLOPS 106 kiloFLOPS …4

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**unit of measurement**— noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange the dollar is the United States unit of currency a unit of wheat is a bushel change per unit volume • Syn: ↑unit • Derivationally related forms: ↑unitize ( …6

**computer science**— noun the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures • Syn: ↑computing • Topics: ↑computer, ↑computing machine, ↑computing device, ↑data processor, ↑electronic computer, ↑ …7

**computing**— noun 1. the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods • Syn: ↑calculation, ↑computation • Derivationally related forms: ↑computational (for: ↑computation), ↑compute …8

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**megaflop**— noun (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system • Syn: ↑MFLOP, ↑million floating point operations per second • Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing • Hypernyms: ↑ …10

**MFLOP**— noun (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system • Syn: ↑megaflop, ↑million floating point operations per second • Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing • Hypernyms: ↑ …11

**teraflop**— noun (computer science) a unit for measuring the speed of a computer system • Syn: ↑trillion floating point operations per second • Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing • Hypernyms: ↑unit of …12

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**Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations**— The Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations (CCNI) is a supercomputing center located at the Rensselaer Technology Park on the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus in Troy, New York. Contents 1 Motivation 2 Computer Specs 2.1… …15

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**teraflop**— ter·a·flop (tĕrʹə flŏp ) n. A measure of computing speed equal to one trillion floating point operations per second. [tera + FLOP.] * * * …17

**teraflops**— /ter euh flops /, n. a measure of computer speed, equal to one trillion floating point operations per second. [1985 90; see FLOPS] * * * …18

**quantum computer**— ▪ computer science device that employs properties described by quantum mechanics to enhance computations. As early as 1959 the American physicist and Nobel laureate Richard Feynman (Feynman, Richard P.) noted that, as electronic… …19

**teraflops**— ter•a•flops [[t]ˈtɛr əˌflɒps[/t]] n. cmp a measure of computer speed, equal to one trillion floating point operations per second • Etymology: 1985–90; see flops …20

**teraflops**— /ter euh flops /, n. a measure of computer speed, equal to one trillion floating point operations per second. [1985 90; see FLOPS] …