gigaelectron volt

[ gig-uh-i-lek-tron, jig-uh- ]
/ ˈgɪg ə ɪˈlɛk trɒn, ˈdʒɪg ə- /

noun

one billion electron volts. Abbreviations: GeV, Gev

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Origin of gigaelectron volt

First recorded in 1960–65; giga- + electron volt

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