Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: MIPS
  1. (computing) a unit for measuring the execution speed of a computer's CPU (but not the whole system)
    "4 MIPS is 4,000,000 instructions per second";
    - million instructions per second

Derived forms: MIPSs

Type of: unit, unit of measurement

Encyclopedia: MIPS