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garbage Tweet Definition of garbage Like Definition of garbage on Facebook
noun 
  1. Any leftover waste or scraps or material deemed useless or disposable.
     
generator Tweet Definition of generator Like Definition of generator on Facebook
noun 
  1. An apparatus, equipment, etc, to convert or change energy from one form to another.
  2. A machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
  3. One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces.
  4. An apparatus in which vapour or gas is formed from a liquid or solid by means of heat or chemical process, as a steam boiler, gas retort etc.
  5. (music) The principal sound or sounds by which others are produced; the fundamental note or root of the common chord; -- see also generating tone.
     
gigabyte Tweet Definition of gigabyte Like Definition of gigabyte on Facebook
noun (plural gigabytes)
  1. (SI) One billion (1,000,000,000) bytes, as opposed to a gibibyte. SI symbol: GB
  2. (context, computing, colloquial) Imprecisely, a gibibyte or 10243 (1,073,741,824) bytes. SI symbol: GiB?, computing symbol: GB.
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GIGO Tweet Definition of GIGO Like Definition of GIGO on Facebook
initialism 
  1. (computing) Garbage In, Garbage Out. Indicates that the integrity of the output is dependent on the integrity of the input
     
glitch Tweet Definition of glitch Like Definition of glitch on Facebook
noun 
  1. A problem affecting function; a bug; an imperfection.
They are still trying to work out all the glitches.
     
gopher Tweet Definition of gopher Like Definition of gopher on Facebook
noun 
  1. a small burrowing furry rodent
  2. an Internet protocol for document search/retrieval
  3. (biblical) an unknown tree; Noah's Ark was built in gopher-wood
  4. (slang) a junior worker, usually in an office " someone who can be sent to go for things; in this sense it is sometimes spelled gofer
     
graphic Tweet Definition of graphic Like Definition of graphic on Facebook
noun 
  1. a drawing or picture
  2. (in the plural) computer generated images as viewed on a screen forming part of a game or a film etc.
I've just played this new computer game, the graphics are amazing.
adjective 
  1. drawn, pictorial
  2. vivid, descriptive
  3. grotesque or otherwise repulsive gory
     
graphics Tweet Definition of graphics Like Definition of graphics on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, computer graphics)
  1. The making of architectural or engineering drawings.
  2. The graphic arts.
  3. (computing) The pictorial representation and manipulation of data; the process by which a computer displays data.
     

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