computing power



  • noun a measure of the speed of a computer and its ability to perform calculations
  • noun a measure of the speed and capacity of a computer


  • A measure of the processing power of a computer. May be quantified, for instance, in terms of the floating-point operations per second, or FLOPS, it can perform. For example, a given supercomputer may be able to exceed a speed of 35 teraflops. Also called computer power.
  • synonymcomputer power