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gigabyte

<unit> 2^30 = 1,073,741,824 bytes = 1024 megabytes.

Roughly the amount of data required to encode a human gene sequence (including all the redundant codons).

See prefix.

(1995-09-29)

 


Nearby terms: giga- gigabit gigabits per second gigabyte gigaflop gigaflops GigaHertz
 

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