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gigabyte

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɪɡ.ə.baɪt/ ( written abbreviation GB, Gb, also gig) specialized us  
a unit of computer information, consisting of 1,024 megabytes
Translations of “gigabyte”
in Spanish gigabyte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十億位元元組,吉位元組…
in Russian гигабайт…
in Turkish bilgisayarın depolayabileceği bilginin miktarını ölçme birimi, cigabayt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 千兆字节,吉字节…
in Polish gigabajt…
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