/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.
noun 1. a measure of computer speed, equal to one trillion floating-point operations per second. teraflop (těr’ə-flŏp’) A measure of computing speed equal to one trillion floating-point operations per second.
noun 1. an edible marine fish, Zeluco atelodus, of Australia which has fine scales and is blue in colour
noun 1. the father of Abraham. Gen. 11:25–32. the wanderer; loiterer, for some unknown reason emigrated with his family from his native mountains in the north to the plains of Mesopotamia. He had three sons, Haran, Nahor, and Abraham, and one daughter, Sarah. He settled in “Ur of the Chaldees,” where his son Haran died, […]
noun, plural terahertz, terahertzes. 1. one trillion (10 12) hertz. Abbreviation: THz.