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benchmark -- accurate timing of execution

Synopsis

Description

Produces an accurate timing for the code contained in the string s. The value returned is the number of seconds.
i1 : benchmark "sqrt 2p100000"

o1 = .000578408994652406

o1 : RR (of precision 53)
The snippet of code provided will be run enough times to register meaningfully on the clock, and the garbage collector will be called beforehand.