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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.