# computing power

## Definitions

### Computing

- 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

### Electronics

- 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

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