noun. a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits.
- computer memory unit
- bit (English)
- giga- (English)
Example sentences of the word gigabit
Although the Satellite L505D-S5983 doesn't support gigabit Ethernet connections, its support for 10- or 100-megabit connections is more than fast enough for most printing applications.
2. Noun, singular or mass
If it's sharply below the 1,000 megabit/1 gigabit level, the cable is too long, and you're not getting the performance you should.