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nanoacre

nanoacre in Technology

unit, humour
/nan'oh-ay"kr/ A unit (about 2 mm square) of real estate on a VLSI integrated circuit. VLSI nanoacres have costs in the same range as real acres once one allows for design and fabrication setup costs.
[Jargon File]
(1995-09-20)

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