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teraflop (ˈtɛrəˌflɒp)
computing a measure of processing speed, consisting of a thousand billion floating-point operations a second
[C20: from tera- + flo(ating) p(oint)]

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teraflop   (těr'ə-flŏp')  Pronunciation Key 
A measure of computing speed equal to one trillion floating-point operations per second.
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teraflop definition

10^12 flops.
Intel beat Hitachi to the record of 1.06 teraflops, on 04 Dec 1996, unofficially in Beverton, Oregon, using 7264 Pentium Pro chips.

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