Moore's law

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Moore's law

 (mo͝orz, môrz)
n.
The prediction that the number of transistors that can be placed on an affordable integrated circuit will double during a specific time period, usually said to be every 18 months or every 2 years.

[After Gordon Moore (born 1929), American entrepreneur and developer of microchips who first proposed the principle.]
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