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FPS

Meaning 1 Frames per second
Definition

Refers to how many frames a game, video, or animation can display each second; often used to measure the performance of graphics cards.

Example
"With my new NVIDIA video card, I can get over 120 FPS in Quake 4!"
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Updated February 5, 2014
Meaning 2 First-person shooter
Definition

A 3D action game such as Quake, Unreal, or Call of Duty, that incorporates a first-person perspective.

Example
"Doom, Wolfenstein 3D, and Marathon were some of the first FPS games."
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Updated April 11, 2013

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