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computon
 n.Gloss: in information technology, a measure of power or capacity of devices or systems such as storage, networks, or computer processors. Note: The more common spelling is “computron.” «A computon is a measurement of usage that parallels the kilowatt-hour in an electric utility. HP Labs, he explains, is looking at the computon as a way to measure storage and other IT capacity, such as network resources and computer power.» —“On computons and the future of metered storage” by Deni Connor Network World May 24, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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