(in prescriptions) three times.
a combining form meaning “thrice,” used in the formation of compound words:
(in prescriptions) rub.
three, third, or three times: tercentenary
1. a combining form used in the names of units of measure equal to one trillion of a given base unit: terahertz. 2. Computers. a combining form of like function with the value 2 40 (=1,099,511,627,766). Abbreviation: T. prefix 1. denoting 1012: terameter 2. Also tebi-. denoting 240: terabyte tera- pref. One trillion (1012): terahertz. […]
noun, Computers. 1. 2 40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes; 1024 gigabytes. 2. (loosely) 10 12 or one trillion (1,000,000,000,000) bytes; 1000 gigabytes. Symbol: TB, TByte. noun 1. (computing) 1012 or 240 bytes terabyte (těr’ə-bīt’) A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 gigabytes (240 bytes). One trillion bytes. See Note at megabyte. unit […]
noun 1. (computing) a measure of processing speed, consisting of a thousand billion floating-point operations a second teraflop (těr’ə-flŏp’) A measure of computing speed equal to one trillion floating-point operations per second. unit 10^12 flops. Intel beat Hitachi to the record of 1.06 teraflops, on 04 Dec 1996, unofficially in Beverton, Oregon, using 7264 Pentium […]
- Teraflop club
body /te’r*-flop kluhb/ (From tera- and flops) A mythical association of people who consume outrageous amounts of computer time in order to produce a few simple pictures of glass balls with intricate ray-tracing techniques. Caltech professor James Kajiya is said to have been the founder. [Jargon File] (1997-07-21)