Gigo definition

gīgō, gē-
An informal rule holding that the integrity of output is dependent on the integrity of input.
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(computing, acronym) Garbage in, garbage out. The integrity of the output is dependent on the integrity of the input.
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An acronym noting the fact that garbled input to a computer results in garbled output.
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Origin of gigo

  • g(arbage) i(n,) g(arbage) o(ut)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition