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MIPS

abbr.
million instructions per second

MIPS

(mɪps)
n acronym for
(Units) million instructions per second

MIPS

(mɪps)
million instructions per second: a measure of computer speed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.MIPS - (computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system)MIPS - (computer science) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system); "4 MIPS is 4,000,000 instructions per second"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
Translations

MIPS

[mɪps] NPL ABBR =millions of instructions per secondMIPS mpl
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We are delighted to welcome Zoran to the MIPS community," said Kevin Meyer, vice president of marketing at MIPS Technologies.
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I have great admiration for MIPS with its unsurpassed technology, broad product family and innovative business model," said Glenn Henry.
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