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Noun: gig  gig
  1. Long and light rowing boat; especially for racing
     
  2. An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    - spear, fizgig, fishgig, lance
     
  3. A cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies; used when fish are not biting
     
  4. Tender that is a light ship's boat; often for personal use of captain
     
  5. Small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood
     
  6. A booking for musicians
    "they played a gig in New Jersey"
     
  7. A unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
    - gigabyte, gibibyte, G, GB, GiB
     
  8. A unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes
    - gigabyte, G, GB

Derived forms: gigging, gigs, gigged

Type of: booking, carriage, computer memory unit, cutter, engagement, equipage, hook, implement, pinnace, rig, ship's boat, small boat, tender

Part of: fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, rig, tackle, TB, tebibyte, terabyte, TiB

Encyclopedia: Gig