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gigaflop

/ˈɡɪɡəˌflɒp; ˈɡaɪɡəˌflɒp/
noun
1.
(computing) a measure of processing speed, consisting of a thousand million floating-point operations a second
Word Origin
C20: from giga- + flo(ating) p(oint)
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gigaflop
  (gĭg'ə-flŏp')   
A measure of computing speed equal to one billion floating-point operations per second.
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