Gib

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

Gib may refer to any of the following:

1. With a lowercase "b," a Gib is short for gibibit.

2. With an uppercase "B," a GiB is short for gibibyte.

3. Gib (with a hard G) refers to the bloody body parts of another player in a video game who has been physically destroyed by a weapon. It can be a noun ("look at all the gibs"), or a verb ("I got gibbed by that rocket"). A large amount of gibs may be described using the noun gibbage. The term was coined by Adrian Carmack, one of the creators of Quake.

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