= M =
machoflops /mach'oh-flops/ n.
[pun on `megaflops', a
coinage for `millions of FLoating-point Operations Per Second']
Refers to artificially inflated performance figures often quoted by
computer manufacturers. Real applications are lucky to get half
the quoted speed. See Your mileage may vary, benchmark.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.