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Meaning of "gigabit" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIGABIT

gigabit  [ˈɡɪɡəˌbɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIGABIT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gigabit is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIGABIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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 therefore 1 gigabit = 109bits = 1000000000bits. 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.

Definition of gigabit in the English dictionary

The definition of gigabit in the dictionary is one million bits.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIGABIT


bit
bɪt
debit
ˈdɛbɪt
exhibit
ɪɡˈzɪbɪt
forebitt
ˈfɔːˌbɪt
gambit
ˈɡæmbɪt
habit
ˈhæbɪt
hawkbit
ˈhɔːkˌbɪt
henbit
ˈhɛnˌbɪt
hobbit
ˈhɒbɪt
inhibit
ɪnˈhɪbɪt
kilobit
ˈkɪləˌbɪt
megabit
ˈmɛɡəˌbɪt
orbit
ˈɔːbɪt
probate
ˈprəʊbɪt
prohibit
prəˈhɪbɪt
rabbit
ˈræbɪt
ringbit
ˈrɪŋˌbɪt
snakebit
ˈsneɪkˌbɪt
tidbit
ˈtɪdˌbɪt
titbit
ˈtɪtˌbɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIGABIT

gig
gig-lamps
gigabyte
gigaflop
gigahertz
gigantean
gigantesque
gigantic
gigantically
giganticide
giganticness
gigantism
gigantology
gigantomachia
gigantomachies
gigantomachy
gigaton
gigawatt
gigged
gigging

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIGABIT

a bit
ambit
bunny rabbit
cocaine habit
cohabit
crystal habit
direct debit
dishabit
drug habit
every bit
inhabit
jack rabbit
Nesbit
not a bit
qubit
reinhabit
riding habit
Tobit
wait-a-bit
white rabbit

Synonyms and antonyms of gigabit in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gigabit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIGABIT

Find out the translation of gigabit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gigabit from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gigabit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

千兆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gigabit
570 millions of speakers

English

gigabit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गीगाबिट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جيجابت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гигабитный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gigabit
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিগাবাইট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gigabit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gigabit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gigabit-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギガビット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기가비트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gigabit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gigabit
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிகாபிட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिगाबिट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gigabit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gigabit
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gigabit
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігабітний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gigabit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gigabit
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gigabit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gigabit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gigabit
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gigabit

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIGABIT»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIGABIT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gigabit

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIGABIT»

Discover the use of gigabit in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gigabit and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Networks
Gigabit-capable passive optical networks (G-PON) have a large and increasing base of support among telecommunications operators around the world. Written by two of the experts in the field, this book explains G-PON in detail.
D. Hood, 2012
2
Gigabit Networking
One of the primary challenges in networking today is speeding up the rate of data transmission. Gigabit networking is a burgeoning technology that has the capability to move data up to 100 times faster than existing networks.
Craig Partridge, 1994
3
Gigabit Ethernet Technology and Applications
This volume explains the technical details of the main Ethernet family members, starting with the familiar 10Base-T, through Fast Ethernet, to the latest Gigabit Ethernet and wireless variants.
Mark Norris, 2003
4
Gigabit Ethernet: technology and applications for high speed ...
In this comprehensive book, you will find essential information on: The history of Gigabit Ethernet and the rationale behind its design The use of switches and dedicated bandwidth Full-duplex operation and its implications for network ...
Rich Seifert, 1998
5
Millimetre Wave Antennas for Gigabit Wireless ...
Key Features: Advanced and up-to-date treatment of one of the fastest growing fields of wireless communications Covers topics such as Gigabit wireless communications and its required antennas, passive and active antenna design and analysis ...
Kao-Cheng Huang, David J. Edwards, 2008
6
Switched, Fast, and Gigabit Ethernet
Including a look at several real-world case studies that show network administrators how they can radically improve the performance of existing networks, this book acts as both an overview of existing technologies and hardware requirements, ...
Robert Breyer, Sean Riley, 1999
7
10 Gigabit Networks
10 Gigabit Ethernet- A More Attractive Alternative to ATM The pressure mounted by ATM technology for broadband speeds in the LAN environment has been halted by 1 0 Gigabit Ethernet technology. Now, LAN users no longer must rely on ...
‎1998
8
Gigabit/ATM Monthly Newsletter
BUSINESS Multi-Gigabit connection may link Spokane, Seattle An Eastern Washington consortium wants to light up an extremely high-speed, large- bandwidth fiber-optic network between Spokane and Seattle and establish a high -speed ...
9
Gigabit
delivering a full range of enhanced broadband services over single-pair copper wire. Based on Infineon's fifth-generation of proven-in-the-field QAM-VDSL technology, the MoC solution incorporates the Digital Transceiver, Analog Front End ...
10
Gigabit Networks: A Gigabit Ethernet Market Study
member of the Summit switch family. It is available with 28 1000Base-T or 1000Base-SX ports + 4 GBIC ports for a total of 32 Gigabit Ethernet ports for $625 per port. Gigabit Ethernet Scales Ethernet Technology The pressure mounted by ATM ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIGABIT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gigabit is used in the context of the following news items.
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Comcast"s 2 Gigabit "Gigabit Pro" Is Still a No Show
Back in April Comcast announced that the company would be deploying two gigabit service to 18 million households by the end of this year. «DSL Reports, Jul 15»
2
101 Cities in the US Agree to Establish Their Own Gigabit Speed …
... challenges that may arise. 101 US cities have pledged to construct their own gigabit internet service, even if they have to build it themselves. «Gazette Review, Jul 15»
3
Suddenlink says Greenville now has gigabit Internet service
"In sharp contrast to companies like Google and AT&T, which are offering a Gigabit service only to a few neighborhoods in primarily urban ... «WITN, Jul 15»
4
101 US Cities Have Pledged to Secure High Speed Internet
But here's a change: 101 cities are have agreed to band together to bring their residents gigabit-speed internet connections, even if they have ... «Motherboard, Jul 15»
5
Ting, Tucows Turn On Gigabit Service in Maryland
Last December MNVO Ting made a surprise announcement that it too would be jumping into the gigabit broadband game, buying a small ... «DSL Reports, Jul 15»
6
Columbia Public Schools Standardizes On Ruckus For Gigabit WiFi …
This is the nation's first production deployment of Gigabit class WiFi using the industry's newest 802.11ac Wave 2 specification access point ... «School Buyers Online, Jul 15»
7
Telus wants to make Edmonton a 'gigabit society'
"Our gigabit-enabled network will deliver speeds of 150 megabits per second right to the doors of more than 300,000 homes and businesses as ... «Vancouver Sun, Jul 15»
8
25 Gigabit Ethernet Port Shipments Set to Grow
The nascent market for 25 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) is set to grow over the next four years, but it still won't hit double-digit market penetration. «EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet, Jul 15»
9
CenturyLink upgrading to 1-gigabit, Prism TV services
Customers can learn more about 1 gigabit and Prism TV services during an open house at the CenturyLink retail store, 135 N. Bonson St., ... «Swnews4u, Jul 15»
10
GTT selected by Saudi Telecom Company for its first 100-Gigabit IP …
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»

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