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gigabyte


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gigabyte 
  n  :  a  unit  of  information  equal  to  one  billion  (1,000,000,000) 
  bytes  or  one  thousand  megabytes  [syn:  {Gigabyte},  {G},  {Gb}, 
  {GB}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  gigabyte 
 
    2^30  =  1,073,741,824  {byte}s  =  1024  {megabytes}. 
 
  Roughly  the  amount  of  data  required  to  encode  a  human  gene 
  sequence  (including  all  the  redundant  codons). 
 
  See  {prefix}. 
 
  (1995-09-29) 
 
 




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