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gigabit

[′gig·ə‚bit]
(communications)
One billion bits, or 1,000,000,000 bits.

gigabit

(unit)
2^30 bits, 1,073,741,824 bits.

See prefix.

gigabit

One billion bits. Also Gb, Gbit and G-bit. See giga, space/time and never say.
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