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gigabyte

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɡɪɡəbaɪt/ ( abbreviation GB, informal gig)
IT a unit of computer information, consisting of 1024 megabytes: One gigabyte can hold just over 16 hours of standard MP3files.
(Definition of gigabyte from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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