= G =
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.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.