Moore's Law Definition

mo͝orz, môrz
The prediction that the number of transistors that can be placed on an affordable integrated circuit will double during a specific time period, usually said to be every 18 months or every 2 years.
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Origin of Moore's Law

  • After Gordon Moore (born 1929), American entrepreneur and developer of microchips who first proposed the principle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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