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GIF

 (gĭf, jĭf )
n. Computers
1. A raster-based format for storing files of color graphics.
2. An image or animated clip recorded in such a format.

[G(raphics) I(nterchange) F(ormat).]

GIF

(ɡɪf)
n
(Computer Science)
a. a standard compressed file format used for pictures
b. a picture held in this format
[C20: from g(raphic) i(nterchange) f(ormat)]
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