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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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125 Gbps, to achieve 100 Gigabit Ethernet throughput, the channel should optimally be 22 Gbps," said Goergen.
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To inspect every packet and apply security rules at full 10 Gigabit rates is an exceptional accomplishment," said Winnie Callahan, executive director of the Peter Kiewit Institute, home to the University of Nebraska - Lincoln's College of Engineering and the University of Nebraska at Omaha's College of Information Science.
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