gibi-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of giga- +‎ binary.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Prefix[edit]

IEC binary prefix
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gibi-

  1. The IEC prefix meaning 230 = 1,0243 = 1,073,741,824. Compare giga-, meaning 109 = 1,0003 = 1,000,000,000, a billion.

Usage notes[edit]

Not yet in widespread use, this binary multiple prefix was established to make various units used in computing precise. See binary prefix for discussion.

Synonyms[edit]

  • giga- (used ambiguously)