HyperDic: gb

English > 6 senses of the word GB / Gb:
NOUNsubstanceGB, sarina highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase
quantityGb, gilbert, Gia unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
quantityGb, gigabit, Gbita unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits
quantityGB, gigabyte, Ga unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes
quantityGB, gigabyte, gibibyte, G, GiBa unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
locationGB, Great Britainan island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
English > GB: 6 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA highly toxic chemical nerve agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase.
Synonymsarin
Broaderorganophosphate nerve agentAny of a series of nerve agents containing organophosphate compounds first synthesized by German chemists in 1936
Spanishgas sarín, sarín
English > Gb: 6 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.
Synonymsgilbert, Gi
Broadermagnetomotive force unitA unit of measurement of magnetomotive force
Spanishgilbert
Catalangilbert
English > Gb: 6 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits.
Synonymsgigabit, Gbit
Part ofterabit, Tbit, TbA unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits
Partsmegabit, Mbit, MbA unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits
Broadercomputer memory unitA unit for measuring computer memory
SpanishGb, gigabit
CatalanGb, gigabit
English > GB: 6 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes.
Synonymsgigabyte, G
Part ofterabyte, TBA unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
Partsmegabyte, M, MBA unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6 (1,000,000) bytes
Broadercomputer memory unitA unit for measuring computer memory
Spanishgigabyte
Catalangigabyte
English > GB: 6 senses > noun 5, quantity
MeaningA unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes.
Synonymsgigabyte, gibibyte, G, GiB
Part ofterabyte, tebibyte, TB, TiBA unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
Partsmegabyte, mebibyte, M, MB, MiBA unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes
Broadercomputer memory unitA unit for measuring computer memory
SpanishGb, GB, gibibyte, GiB, gigabyte
CatalanGb, GB, gibibyte, gigabyte, giga
English > GB: 6 senses > noun 6, location
MeaningAn island comprising England and Scotland and Wales.
SynonymGreat Britain
InstancesAlbionarchaic name for England or Great Britain
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
MembersBritisher, Briton, BritA native or inhabitant of Great Britain
Part ofBritish IslesGreat Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
PartsScotlandOne of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Solway FirthA large firth on the west coast of Britain between England and Scotland
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
SpanishGran Bretaña
CatalanGran Bretanya

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