Meaning of “Moore’s law” in the English Dictionary


"Moore’s law" in Business English

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Moore’s lawnoun [ S ]

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the idea stated by Gordon Moore of Intel Corporation that the cost of a computer chip (= very small piece of electronic computer equipment ) for a particular amount of processing power will continue to fall by half every two years :

For most people, Moore's law manifests itself as a steady increase in a computer's clock speed from one year to the next.

(Definition of “Moore’s law” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)