gigabyte

noun giga·byte \ ˈji-gə-ˌbīt , ˈgi- \
Updated on: 18 May 2018

Definition of gigabyte

: 1024 megabytes or 1,073,741,824 bytes; also : one billion bytes

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1975

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GIGABYTE Defined for English Language Learners

gigabyte

Definition of gigabyte for English Language Learners

  • : a unit of computer information equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes


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gigabyte

noun giga·byte \ ˈji-gə-ˌbīt , ˈgi- \

Definition of gigabyte for Students

: a unit of computer information storage capacity equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes


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