MIPS

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • Acronym for million instructions per second. It generally means one million machine instructions per second, and is an indicator of CPU speed. When evaluating the overall speed of a system, other factors, such as cache, memory speed, and the number of instructions required for given tasks, must also be considered.

Business

  • acronym formonthly income preferred shares

General Science

  • acronym formegaflops
  • acronym formillion instructions per second.
  • noun a measure of processor speed that defines the number of instructions it can carry out per second.
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