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clock speed in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclock speedˈclock speed noun [countable usually singular] technical 🔊 🔊 a measurement of how quickly a computer’s CPU (=main controlling part) can deal with instructions 🔊 a clock speed of 1 gigahertz
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clock speed• For example, the 6x686-P200 system I tested uses a Cyrix chip with a clock speed of 166 megahertz.• The new iterations will feature a higher clock speed processor and two chips per board.• This is used to indicate the clock speed of computers.