Origin of flopsfl(oating-point) o(perations) p(er) s(econd)
Origin of flopsf(loating-)p(oint) o(perations) p(er) s(econd). Variant flop, back-formation from flops.
- plural form of flop
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of flop
- (computing) floating point operations per second
flops - Computer Definition
(FLoating point Operations Per Second) The measurement of floating point calculations. For example, 100 megaFLOPS (MFLOPS) is 100 million floating point operations per second, and 100 teraFLOPS (TFLOPS) is 100 trillion FLOPS. See IOPS.