[ gahy-goh ]
/ ˈgaɪ goʊ /
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a rule of thumb stating that when faulty data are fed into a computer, the information that emerges will also be faulty.
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British Dictionary definitions for GIGO
/ (ˈɡaɪɡəʊ) /
n acronym for computing slang
garbage in, garbage out
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