GIPS /gips/ Or /jips/ N. [analogy With MIPS] Giga-Instructions Per Second (also Possibly `Gillions Of Instructions Per Second'

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GIPS /gips/ or /jips/ n.

[analogy with MIPS]
Giga-Instructions per Second (also possibly `Gillions of
Instructions per Second'; see gillion). In 1991, this is used
of only a handful of highly parallel machines, but this is expected
to change. Compare KIPS.