giga-

(redirected from Giga)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

giga-

 
word element [Gr.], huge; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount one billion (109) times the size of the unit to which it is joined; symbol G.

giga- (G),

(jig'a, jī'ga),
Prefix used in the SI and the metric system to signify multiples of one billion (109).
[G. gigas, giant]

giga-

word element [Gr.], huge; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount one billion (109) times the size of the unit to which it is joined; symbol G.

giga-

prefix meaning "one billion (109)": gigabit, gigabyte, gigahertz.

giga-

(G)
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one billion (109).
[G. gigas, giant]

giga-

word element. [Gr.] huge; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount 109 times the size of the unit to which it is joined, e.g. gigameter (109 meters); symbol G.
References in periodicals archive ?
Giga Scale IC is located at: 10050 North Wolfe Road, Suite SW1-266, Cupertino, Calif.
Giga Scale Integration Corporation, Giga Scale IC and InCyte are trademarks of Giga Scale Integration Corporation.
Giga Scale IC is a registered trademark, and Giga Scale Integration Corporation and InCyte are trademarks of Giga Scale Integration Corporation.
Giga Scale IC's chip estimation software product, InCyte(TM), lets users estimate design specifications such as die size, yield, power, leakage and cost, and offers tradeoff analysis options to minimize cost, reduce risk and speed time to market.
Founded in 2003, Giga Scale Integration Corporation -- or Giga Scale IC(TM) -- is a private Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software company that is focused on reducing electronic design cost.
Founded in 2003, Giga Scale Integration Corporation -- or Giga Scale IC(TM) -- is a private Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software company that develops InCyte(R), the first Specification Optimization System for integrated circuit (IC) design.
InCyte includes a specification cockpit, estimation engine, floorplan generator, performance calculator and compare display, driven by a Giga Scale IC-proprietary Technology Macro Modeler (TMM).