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GIF

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
GIFGIF /ɡɪf/ noun [countable] technical 🔊 🔊 (graphics interchange format) a type of computer file that contains images and is used on the Internet
Examples from the Corpus
GIFThere are a number of excellent GIF animation utilities.Careful design can result in remarkably small GIF files.
From Longman Business DictionaryGIFGIF /gɪf/ noun [uncountable] trademarkCOMPUTING (Graphic Interchange Format) a computer file containing images with up to 256 colours. GIF files are used especially on web sites, but they are not considered suitable for professional printingA GIF file employs lossless data compression so that the file size of an image may be reduced without degrading the visual quality.
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