GIF

noun
\ ˈgif , ˈjif \
plural GIFs

Definition of GIF 

: a computer file format for the compression and storage of visual digital information also : an image or video stored in this format Using emoji, emoticons and GIFs in a texted conversation instantly signals the difference between sincerity and a joke or sarcasm. —Jenna Wortham

First Known Use of GIF

1987, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for GIF

graphics interchange format

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The first known use of GIF was in 1987

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