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Giga is a unit prefix in the metric system denoting a factor of a (short-form) billion (109 or 000). [1]

32 relations: Ancient Greek, Back to the Future, Bandwidth (computing), Billion years, Binary prefix, Bit, Central processing unit, Christian Morgenstern, Clock rate, Computer network, Computing, English language, Gibibyte, Gigabit, Gigabit Ethernet, Gigabyte, Hard disk drive, Hertz, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Electrotechnical Commission, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, John C. Wells, Karl Walser, List of commonly used taxonomic affixes, Metric prefix, Metric system, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Oxford English Dictionary, Project Gutenberg, Standards organization, Year, 1,000,000,000.

Ancient Greek

The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.

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Back to the Future

Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale.

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Bandwidth (computing)

In computing, bandwidth is the maximum rate of data transfer across a given path.

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Billion years

A billion years (109 years) is a unit of time on the petasecond scale, more precisely equal to seconds.

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Binary prefix

A binary prefix is a unit prefix for multiples of units in data processing, data transmission, and digital information, notably the bit and the byte, to indicate multiplication by a power of 2.

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Bit

The bit (a portmanteau of binary digit) is a basic unit of information used in computing and digital communications.

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Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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Christian Morgenstern

Christian Otto Josef Wolfgang Morgenstern (6 May 1871 – 31 March 1914) was a German author and poet from Munich.

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Clock rate

The clock rate typically refers to the frequency at which a chip like a central processing unit (CPU), one core of a multi-core processor, is running and is used as an indicator of the processor's speed.

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Computer network

A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.

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Computing

Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computers.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Gibibyte

The gibibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Gigabit

The gigabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage.

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Gigabit Ethernet

In computer networking, Gigabit Ethernet (GbE or 1 GigE) is a term describing various technologies for transmitting Ethernet frames at a rate of a gigabit per second (1,000,000,000 bits per second), as defined by the IEEE 802.3-2008 standard.

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Gigabyte

The gigabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Hard disk drive

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.

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Hertz

The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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International Electrotechnical Commission

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC; in French: Commission électrotechnique internationale) is an international standards organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collectively known as "electrotechnology".

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International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) is an international federation of National Adhering Organizations that represents chemists in individual countries.

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John C. Wells

John Christopher Wells (born 11 March 1939 in Bootle, Lancashire) is a British phonetician and Esperantist.

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Karl Walser

Karl Walser (8 April 1877, Biel/Bienne, Canton of Bern - 28 September 1943) was a Swiss painter, stage designer, illustrator, muralist, and artist.

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List of commonly used taxonomic affixes

This is a list of common affixes used when scientifically naming species, particularly extinct species for whom only their scientific names are used, along with their derivations.

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Metric prefix

A metric prefix is a unit prefix that precedes a basic unit of measure to indicate a multiple or fraction of the unit.

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Metric system

The metric system is an internationally adopted decimal system of measurement.

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National Institute of Standards and Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is one of the oldest physical science laboratories in the United States.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks".

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Standards organization

A standards organization, standards body, standards developing organization (SDO), or standards setting organization (SSO) is an organization whose primary activities are developing, coordinating, promulgating, revising, amending, reissuing, interpreting, or otherwise producing technical standards that are intended to address the needs of a group of affected adopters.

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Year

A year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun.

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1,000,000,000

1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giga-

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