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  1. gigabit, Gbit, Gbnoun

    a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits


  1. gigabitnoun

    10 bits, a thousand million (1,000,000,000) bits.

  2. gigabitnoun

    2 (1,073,741,824) bits.


  1. gigabit

    A gigabit is a unit of digital information storage or transmission with the symbol Gbit, where 1 gigabit equals one billion bits or 1,000 megabytes. It is often used to express data transfer rates (speeds) of networks, bandwidths, or interfaces.


  1. Gigabit

    The gigabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage. The prefix giga is defined in the International System of Units as a multiplier of 109, and therefore9 The gigabit has the unit symbol Gbit or Gb. Using the common byte size of 8 bits, 1 Gbit is equal to 125 megabytes or approximately 119 mebibytes. The gigabit is closely related to the gibibit, a unit multiple derived from the binary prefix gibi of the same order of magnitude, which is equal to 230bits = 1073741824bits, or approximately 7% larger than the gigabit.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gigabit in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gigabit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of gigabit in a Sentence

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    Vodafone transforms into Europe's largest fully-converged communications operator, accelerating innovation through our gigabit networks and bringing greater benefits to millions of customers.

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