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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Greek
Origin: gigas ( GIGANTIC) + English byte

gigabyte

noun
     
Related topics: Computers, Measurement
gig‧a‧byte [countable] written abbreviation GB or Gb
TDTM a unit for measuring computer information, equal to 1,024 megabytes, and used less exactly to mean a billion bytes

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