Definition of Gib

1. Noun. A unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes.

Exact synonyms: G, Gb, Gibibyte, Gigabyte
Generic synonyms: Computer Memory Unit
Terms within: M, Mb, Mebibyte, Megabyte, Mib
Group relationships: Tb, Tebibyte, Terabyte, Tib



2. Noun. A castrated tomcat.
Generic synonyms: Tom, Tomcat

Definition of Gib

1. n. A male cat; a tomcat.

2. v. i. To act like a cat.

3. n. A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; -- usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw.

4. v. t. To secure or fasten with a gib, or gibs; to provide with a gib, or gibs.

5. v. i. To balk. See Jib, v. i.

Definition of Gib

1. Noun. SI abbreviation for gibibyte or gibibytes. ¹

2. Noun. A bolt or wedge made from wood or metal used for holding a machine part in place. ¹

3. Noun. A castrated male cat or ferret. ¹

4. Verb. To fasten in place with a gib. ¹

5. Noun. (video games) Miscellaneous pieces of a fragged character, most often in first-person shooters. ¹

6. Verb. (video games) To blast an enemy or opponent into gibs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gib

1. to fasten with a wedge of wood or metal [v GIBBED, GIBBING, GIBS]

Medical Definition of Gib

1. A male cat; a tomcat. Origin: Abbreviated fr. Gilbert, the name of the cat in the old story of "Reynard the Fox". In the "Romaunt of the Rose", etc. A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw. Gib and key, or Gib and cotter, the fixed wedge or gib, and the driving wedge,key, or cotter, used for tightening the strap which holds the brasses at the end of a connecting rod. Origin: Etymol. Uncertain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gib

giantness
giantries
giantry
giants
giantship
giantships
giaour
giaours
giardia lamblia
giardias
giardiases
giardiasis
giardiavirus
giardin
giaunt
gib (current term)
gib-cat
gib-cats
gib boom
gib booms
gibanica
gibanicas
gibbartas
gibbed
gibber
gibber plain
gibber plains
gibberbird
gibbered
gibberella

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