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Noun: gigabyte  'gi-gu,bIt
  1. A unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes
    - G, GB, gig
     
  2. A unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
    - gibibyte, G, GB, GiB, gig

Derived forms: gigabytes

Type of: computer memory unit

Part of: TB, tebibyte, terabyte, TiB

Encyclopedia: Gigabyte