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.