Definitions for **"Giga"**

A numerical prefix denoting one billion, e.g. a gigacycle is one billion cycles.

109 (as in gigahertz, GHz); one billion (U.S.A.).

the prefix representing the number 1,000,000,000

Used to indicate a billion. Is abbreviated as G.

The prefix abbreviation for billions. (G) One G-byte=1 billion bytes.

Designation for one billion.

Giga is an SI prefix in the SI system of units denoting 109 or 1 000 000 000. Confirmed in 1960, it comes from the Greek Î³Î¯Î³Î±Ï‚, meaning giant. Abbreviation

A prefix denoting 10(9) or 1,000,000,000.

A prefix meaning 1 billion, or 9 to the power of 10.

(G) = 1 thousand million = 1,000,000,000 = 10 (see Micros, Millis, Megas and Measurements)

109 or billions of ... (e.g., gigabits, gigaflops, gigaops)

Denoting 10 to the power of 9, or 1,000 million. So a gigalitre of water is 1,000 million litres.

A numerical prefix denoting one billion (10 °).

Prefix meaning "thousand million" (see kilo-).

A prefix meaning 1 billion,or 109

1 thousand million = 1,000,000,000 = 109

10 9 A thousand million, also a US billion.

Giga is a prefix to a unit of measurement representing 10^9 (1,000,000,000) in SI ( ysteme nternational) terms, using base-10 (decimal) numbering. In computer terms, it's the closest decimal number to 1,000,000,000 based on base-2 (binary) and is equivalent to 2^30 (1,073,741,824). Abbreviation: See: Proposed prefixes for binary multiples See also: kilo, Mega, Tera

A prefix meaning billion or 109. The symbol is G.

Standard prefix indicating 10^9.

10^9 power. A gigabyte is 1,073,741,824 bytes, or roughly a billion bytes.

One billion (1,000 million, 109). 2. In data storage, 1,024 × 1,048,576 (230) or 1,000 × 1,048,576.

Prefix meaning 'billion', as in gigabyte.

Acronym for billions. (G) e.g. One Gigabyte = 1 billion bytes.

One billion. For example, 1 gigahertz equals 1,000,000,000 hertz. One gigahertz also equals 1000 megahertz and 1,000,000 kilohertz.

A prefix meaning one billion (109).

Metric prefix for 1 billion (109).

Metric prefix for 1 billion (10).

Prefix meaning 109 or 1,000,000,000 (1 billion in the US) also see: AKA: Antonym: Source: http://www.the12volt.com/glossary/glossary.asp

A numerical prefix denoting one billion (109)

Unit qualifier (symbol = G) representing one thousand million, or 109. For example, 3GHz stands for 3 x 109 Hertz.

Term used in science and technology to mean one thousand million.

(G) Engineering notation for one billion.

A prefix that indicates a factor of 109 (one billion), abbreviated as "G." Giga is a French prefix, and should be pronounced "jeegah," at least when in France.

Prefix to denote one billion, as in gigabyte.

Metric prefix meaning one billion, or 1,000,000,000.

A prefix used to denotes 1,000,000,000 units (109 ).

Approximately a billion bytes of information.

Prefix meaning one billion. Symbol is G.

a prefix meaning one billion (x109), symbol G.

Prefix corresponding to a one billion quantity. One GB (Giga-Bytes) is equal to 1,000 MB or 1,000,000 KB or 1,000,000,000 Bytes. In 1995, disk storage have a capacity expressed in GB : generally between 0.2 and 4 GB.

Refers to billion or billions.

means one billion. For example, one gigajoule (or GJ) refers to one billion joules.

One billion. A gigabytes is one billion bytes

One billion units (eg gigawatt 109 watts or million kW).

A prefix that means 109 (one billion in the US). Note: The word billion refers to different numbers in Europe and the US. In the US a billion is one thousand million (1,000,000,000). In Germany, England, France and other countries, a billion is one hundred thousand million (100,000,000,000). That is a trillion in the US.

A prefix meaning 1 billion, or 10^9. ... more

Prefix meaning a billion times.

Metric prefix for 10 9, 1 000 000 000.0, abbreviated G.

Meaning billion or thousand million. In computers, it is actually 1,024 times mega and is actually 1,073,741,824. One thousand gigas is a tera. No one knows what a thousand teras is ... yet.

The metric prefix for billion.

derived from the Greek meaning giant, a metric prefix meaning X 1,000,000,000.

One billion, often abbreviated "G"