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gigabit

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈɡɪɡ.ə.bɪt/ (abbreviation Gb)
a unit of computer information, consisting of 1,000,000,000 bits, or 125 megabytes: The new cable will carry up to 120 gigabits of data traffic.
(Definition of gigabit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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