Meaning of “gigabyte” in the English Dictionary

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gigabytenoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡɪɡ·əˌbɑɪt/ abbreviation GB

a unit of measurement of computer storage space equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes, which is about 1000 megabytes

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gigabytenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡɪɡəbaɪt/ us 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.

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