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/mach'oh-flops/ A pun on "megaflops" referring to the inflated performance figures often quoted by computer manufacturers. Real application programs are lucky to get half the quoted speed.
See Your mileage may vary, benchmark.
[Jargon File]
(1995-02-15)

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