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Definition of gigabyte noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    gigabyte

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈɡɪɡəbaɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɪɡəbaɪt//
     
    (informal gig) (abbreviation GB) (computing)
     
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  1. 1a unit of computer memory or data, equal to 109, or 1 0003, (= 1 000 000 000) bytes
  2. 2(also gibibyte) a unit of computer memory or data, equal to 230, or 1 0243, (= 1 073 741 824) bytes
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gigabyte