GIGO


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GIGO

 (gī′gō, gē′-)
n. Computers
An informal rule holding that the integrity of output is dependent on the integrity of input.

[g(arbage) i(n,) g(arbage) o(ut).]

GIGO

(ˈɡaɪɡəʊ)
n acronym for
(Computer Science) garbage in, garbage out

GIGO

(ˈgaɪ goʊ)

n.
the axiom that faulty data fed into a computer will result in distorted information.
[1960–65; g(arbage)i(n)g(arbage)o(ut)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.GIGO - (computer science) a rule stating that the quality of the output is a function of the quality of the input; put garbage in and you get garbage out
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
prescript, rule - prescribed guide for conduct or action
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GIGO

[ˈgaɪgəʊ] N ABBR (Comput) =garbage in, garbage outBEBS
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