Definition of petaflop in English:


Syllabification: pe·ta·flop
Pronunciation: /ˈpetəˌfläp


  • A unit of computing speed equal to one thousand million (1015) floating-point operations per second.
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    • Its computational power has now surpassed the five petaflops mark.
    • Various experts made estimates of the long-range computing power needed for their disciplines in units of petaflops.
    • That topped the list in June with a rate of 1.75 petaflops.

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