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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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Translations of “gigabyte”
in Spanish gigabyte…
in Vietnamese GB…
in Malaysian gigabit…
in Thai กิกะไบต์…
in Chinese (Simplified) 千兆字节,吉字节…
in Turkish bilgisayarın depolayabileceği bilginin miktarını ölçme birimi, cigabayt…
in Russian гигабайт…
in Indonesian gigabit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十億位元元組,吉位元組…
in Polish gigabajt…
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