[ gig-uh-bit, jig- ]
/ ˈgɪg əˌbɪt, ˈdʒɪg- /
a measure of storage capacity and data transfer equal to 1 billion (109) bits.
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British Dictionary definitions for gigabit
/ (ˈɡɪɡəˌbɪt, ˈɡaɪɡəˌbɪt) /
computing one million bits
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Scientific definitions for gigabit
[ gĭg′ə-bĭt′ ]
One billion bits.
1,073,741,824 (that is, 230) bits. See Note at megabyte.
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