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frequency

The number of oscillations per second (a) of the current or voltage in an alternating-current electric circuit, or (b) of a sound wave, or (c) of a vibrating solid object; expressed in hertz (abbr. Hz) or in cycles per second (abbr. cps).
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CPS

(1)
Conversational Programming System. An interactive extended subset of PL/I from Allen-Babcock Corp in 1965.

["Conversational Programming System under TSO (PBPO), Terminal User's Manual", SH20-1197, IBM].

[Sammet 1969, p. 232-240].

CPS

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cps

(1) (Characters Per Second) The measurement of the speed of a serial printer or the speed of a data transfer between hardware devices or over a communications channel. Characters per second (cps) is equivalent to bytes per second (bps). See space/time.

(2) (CPS) (Certified Product Specialist) See Microsoft certification.
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