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flops (or FLOPS) Acronym for floating-point operations per second. A commonly used measure of computer power for very powerful computers (supercomputers, vector-processing computers) and array processors. The rating of a computer, which in very powerful machines is measured in tens of Gflops (i.e. tens of billions of flops), must be qualified by a statement of the precision to which the operations are carried out.

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flops

flops (or FLOPS) (flɒps) Computing floating-point operations per second (a measure of computer power, as in Mflops, megaflops)

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