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gib 1

 (gĭb)
n.
A plain or notched, often wedge-shaped piece of wood or metal designed to hold parts of a machine or structure in place or provide a bearing surface, usually adjusted by a screw or key.
tr.v. gibbed, gib·bing, gibs
To fasten with a gib.

[Origin unknown.]

gib 2

 (gĭb)
n.
A male cat, especially a castrated one.

[Middle English, probably short for the name Gilbert.]

gib

(ɡɪb)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a metal wedge, pad, or thrust bearing, esp a brass plate let into a steam engine crosshead
vb, gibs, gibbing or gibbed
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to fasten or supply with a gib
[C18: of unknown origin]

gib

(ɡɪb)
n
(Zoology) a male cat, esp a castrated one
[C14: probably a shortening and alteration of the proper name Gilbert]

Gib

(dʒɪb)
n
(Placename) an informal name for Gibraltar

gib1

(gɪb)

n.
1.
a. a thin, wedgelike strip of metal for controlling the area in which a moving part slides.
b. a keylike part having a head at each end, used with a matching cotter as a fastening.
2. (in carpentry or ironwork) a heavy metal strap for fastening two members together.
[1555–65; orig. uncertain]

gib2

(gɪb)

n.
a male cat, esp. one that has been castrated.
[1350–1400; Middle English gib(be), short for Gilbert proper name]

Gib.

Gibraltar.

gib


Past participle: gibbed
Gerund: gibbing

Imperative
gib
gib
Present
I gib
you gib
he/she/it gibs
we gib
you gib
they gib
Preterite
I gibbed
you gibbed
he/she/it gibbed
we gibbed
you gibbed
they gibbed
Present Continuous
I am gibbing
you are gibbing
he/she/it is gibbing
we are gibbing
you are gibbing
they are gibbing
Present Perfect
I have gibbed
you have gibbed
he/she/it has gibbed
we have gibbed
you have gibbed
they have gibbed
Past Continuous
I was gibbing
you were gibbing
he/she/it was gibbing
we were gibbing
you were gibbing
they were gibbing
Past Perfect
I had gibbed
you had gibbed
he/she/it had gibbed
we had gibbed
you had gibbed
they had gibbed
Future
I will gib
you will gib
he/she/it will gib
we will gib
you will gib
they will gib
Future Perfect
I will have gibbed
you will have gibbed
he/she/it will have gibbed
we will have gibbed
you will have gibbed
they will have gibbed
Future Continuous
I will be gibbing
you will be gibbing
he/she/it will be gibbing
we will be gibbing
you will be gibbing
they will be gibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gibbing
you have been gibbing
he/she/it has been gibbing
we have been gibbing
you have been gibbing
they have been gibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gibbing
you will have been gibbing
he/she/it will have been gibbing
we will have been gibbing
you will have been gibbing
they will have been gibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gibbing
you had been gibbing
he/she/it had been gibbing
we had been gibbing
you had been gibbing
they had been gibbing
Conditional
I would gib
you would gib
he/she/it would gib
we would gib
you would gib
they would gib
Past Conditional
I would have gibbed
you would have gibbed
he/she/it would have gibbed
we would have gibbed
you would have gibbed
they would have gibbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.GiB - a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
mebibyte, MiB, megabyte, MB, M - a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes
tebibyte, TiB, terabyte, TB - a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
2.gib - a castrated tomcat
tomcat, tom - male cat
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