Definition of Gigabytes

1. Noun. (plural of gigabyte) ¹



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Definition of Gigabytes

1. gigabyte [n] - See also: gigabyte

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gigabytes

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giga-volt
giga-volts
giga-watt
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gigabarrel
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gigabase
gigabases
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gigabytes (current term)
gigacycle
gigacycle per second
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gigaelectron volt
gigaelectron volts
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gigaelectronvolts
gigaflop
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Literary usage of Gigabytes

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1. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"Without data compression, 4 gigabytes of information would provide for only 32 ... Magnetic tape can store more data — up to 165 gigabytes on the new ..."

2. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1993)
"Storage for the source data and topics alone required 2 gigabytes of space. ... In all, approximately 8 gigabytes of disk space was used for the process. ..."

3. Biomedical Technology Resources: A Research Resources Directory edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"Two Cray Research Incorporated J916 8-1024 systems: 8 processor, 1024 megabytes parallel vector systems with approximately 70 gigabytes of disk storage. ..."

4. Vision for a New IRS: Report of the National Commission on Restructuring the ...by Bob Kerry by Bob Kerry (1998)
"IRS also has an estimated total of 6998 gigabytes of on-line data and 180000 gigabytes of near-line and offline data stored on magnetic tapes. ..."

5. SAS 9.1.3 [sic.] Companion for Z/OS. by SAS Institute, SAS Publishing (2004)
"You can specify decimal values for the number of kilobytes, megabytes, or gigabytes. For example, a value of 8 specifies 8 bytes, a value of .782k specifies ..."

6. Deconstructing the Computer: Report of a Symposium by Dale Weldeau Jorgenson, Charles W. Wessner (2005)
"This would make possible a huge increase in storage capacity from the 4.7 gigabytes that then represented the standard side of a single-sided, ..."

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