from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. million instructions per second

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  • n. Millions of Instructions Per Second
  • n. Microprocessor without Interlocked Pipeline Stages

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system)


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