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MIPS

abbr.
million instructions per second
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MIPS

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

(mɪps)
million instructions per second: a measure of computer speed.
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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"
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MIPS

[mɪps] NPL ABBR =millions of instructions per secondMIPS mpl
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In September 2011, the Hitachi Group received an order for 4 compressors and 2 sets of Reverse Osmosis (RO) equipment (Seawater Desalination unit)* for a FPSO in Brazil from MTOPS. In addition, in December 2012, Hitachi launched HITACHI-MYCOM Maintenance & Solutions, Ltd., a maintenance services company in Brazil that services industrial equipment including Compressors, Pumps and RO equipment.
BrasFELS and MTOPS' first FPSO project was delivered safely and 19 days ahead of schedule; the second project is underway and on track for delivery in 2Q 2014.
Mr Kwok Kai Choong, President and Chief Executive Officer of Keppel FELS Brasil, shared, "We appreciate our growing ties with MTOPS, MODEC and TOYO.
During the Clinton Administration, HPC export thresholds--or the amount of MTOPS capability that an HPC would need to require a license--were raised several times.
McConnell said in his summary of the multicenter Medical Therapy of Prostatic Symptom (MTOPS) trial.
The change raises the level above which US exporters are required to notify the Department of Commerce of proposed exports of computers to Tier-3 countries from 85,000 Millions of Theoretical Operations Per Second (MTOPS, a measure of computer performance) to 190,000 MTOPS.
Under the administration's new, more lenient standards, the performance threshold for exports to these countries will be raised from 85,000 MTOPS (millions of theoretical operations per second) to 190,000 MTOPS.
The Bush Administration has also more than doubled the processor speed limit, from 85,000 millions of theoretical operations per second, or MTOPS, to 195,000 MTOPS.
companies will be able to export computers and microprocessors with an information processing speed of up to 190,000 millions of theoretical operations per second (MTOPS) to the so-called ''Tier 3'' countries without specific permission from the Commerce Department.
For example, it changes the composite theoretical performance (CTP) control parameter for certain microprocessors from 3,500 million theoretical operations per second (MTOPS) to 6,500 MTOPS.