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 ======Glossary====== ======Glossary======
 =====High Performance Computing===== =====High Performance Computing=====
-* The use of parallel processing for running advanced application programs efficiently,​ reliably and quickly.+  ​* The use of parallel processing for running advanced application programs efficiently,​ reliably and quickly.
  
 =====Supercomputer===== =====Supercomputer=====
   * A system that performs at or near the currently highest operational rate for computers. Some supercomputers work at over half a petaflop or 10<​sup>​15</​sup>​ floating-point operations per second.   * A system that performs at or near the currently highest operational rate for computers. Some supercomputers work at over half a petaflop or 10<​sup>​15</​sup>​ floating-point operations per second.
 =====FLOPS===== =====FLOPS=====
-  * Number of floating point operations per clock cycle+  * Number of floating point operations per second
 =====Peak Performance===== =====Peak Performance=====
   * Peak Flops, the theoretical measure of floating point potential   * Peak Flops, the theoretical measure of floating point potential
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