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single precision

The use of one computer word to hold a numeric value for calculation. Contrast with double precision.
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Let X be a fixed point input representing the mantissa of an IEEE Single Precision Floating Point number which is 24 bits in length.
It features a five-blade Shaving Surface[TM] technology on the front of the cartridge and a single Precision Trimmer [TM] blade on the back.
The fast, 200MHz, 32-bit SH-2A CPU core of the SH72546RFCC is an enhanced superscalar design with a built-in double precision floating point unit (FPU) that delivers about four times the performance of the 80MHz Renesas SH-2E (SH-2 and single precision FPU) core used in the powertrain systems of many of today's vehicles.
3 GFLOPS (giga floating-point operations per second) maximum computational performance at single precision, and provides hardware support of sine/cosine operations and vector arithmetic operations for fast 3D graphics drawing.
It features breakthrough five-blade Shaving Surface[TM] technology on the front of the cartridge and a single Precision Trimmer [TM] blade on the back.
The first available member of the HPC family is the H102 IBM Blade based product with 2 reconfigurable nodes, offering sustained performance figures of 16 GFlops in double precision floating point and 50 GFlops in single precision floating point.
The new Gillette Fusion and Gillette Fusion Power shaving systems feature a breakthrough five-blade Shaving Surface(TM) technology on the front of the cartridge and a single Precision Trimmer (TM) blade on the back.

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