Definition of Moore's Law in English:

Moore's Law


  • The principle that the speed and capability of computers can be expected to double every two years, as a result of increases in the number of transistors a microchip can contain.

    ‘even if Moore's Law fails in the future, new methods of computing may again set the industry on breakneck development speeds’


1970s named for American microchip manufacturer Gordon Earle Moore, who first proposed such an idea in 1965.