GIGO

[ gahy-goh ]

nounComputers.
  1. a rule of thumb stating that when faulty data are fed into a computer, the information that emerges will also be faulty.

Origin of GIGO

1
1965–70; g(arbage)i(n)g(arbage)o(ut)

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British Dictionary definitions for GIGO

GIGO

/ (ˈɡaɪɡəʊ) /


n acronym forcomputing slang
  1. garbage in, garbage out

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