Gigabyte definition

gĭgə-bīt, jĭg-
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A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 megabytes (230 bytes).
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A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 megabytes (230 bytes).
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One billion bytes.
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A unit of storage capacity in a computer system, equal to 1,073,741,824 (230) bytes.
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The definition of a gigabyte is a unit of storage capacity for computer data and memory equal to about one billion bytes.

An example of a gigabyte is about 200 songs stored on an mp3 player.

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One billion bytes.
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(SI) 109, one billion (1,000,000,000) bytes. SI symbol: GB.
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(1) One billion bytes. Also GB, Gbyte and G-byte. See giga, space/time and never say.
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See GB.
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Equal to 230 (1,073,741,824) bytes.
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(computing, colloquial) Imprecisely, a gibibyte or 10243 (1,073,741,824) bytes. SI symbol: GiB, computing symbol: GB.
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(loosely) One billion bytes.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gigabyte
Plural:
gigabytes

Origin of gigabyte

  • giga- +‎ byte

    From Wiktionary