Gig


Gig

* Gig (musical performance), live performance by a musician or other performer
** Temporary work, by extension
* Gig, a trident or three pronged spear
* Gigging, the practice of hunting flounder or frogs with a gig
* Captain's gig, a boat used on naval ships as the Captain's taxi
* Cornish pilot gig, a six-oared rowing boat, built of Cornish narrow leaf elm, 32 feet long with a beam of four feet ten inches
* Gig (carriage), a 2-wheeled sprung cart to be pulled by a horse
* Gigabyte
* Gig - The blade a professional wrestler uses to cut himself.
* Gig Mark - A scar from Blading.
* Gig, a character in the video game "Soul Nomad & the World Eaters"

GIG may refer to:

* Gay International Group (Geneva, Switzerland), a Geneva-based group for gay expatriates or tourists
* GIG (Hot Wheels AcceleRacers), a character in "Hot Wheels AcceleRacers"
* Giggleswick railway station (National Rail station code: GIG) in England
* Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport (IATA airport code: GIG)
* Gwasanaeth Iechyd Gwladol the National Health Service of Wales.
* Global Information Grid, a military global information network operated by the United States Department of Defense.
* Generalized inverse Gaussian distribution, a distribution in probability theory


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  • gig — GIG, giguri, s.n. Val mare de pânză. – magh. vég. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DLRM  GIG, giguri, s.n. Ambarcaţie sportivă cu scaune rulante, folosită la învăţarea canotajului. – Din engl. gig. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • gig — gig1 [gig] n. [ME gigge, whirligig, prob. < Scand, as in Dan gig, whirling object, top, Norw dial. giga, to shake, totter < IE * gheigh < base * ghei , to gape > GAPE, GIGGLE] 1. a light, two wheeled, open carriage drawn by one horse… …   English World dictionary

  • Gig — Gig, n. [Cf. Icel. g[imac]gja fiddle, MHG. g[imac]ge, G. geige, Icel. geiga to take a wrong direction, rove at random, and E. jig.] 1. A top or whirligig; any little thing that is whirled round in play. [1913 Webster] Thou disputest like an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gig — ist die Abkürzung für: Flughafen Rio de Janeiro Antônio Carlos Jobim in Brasilien als IATA Code Global Information Grid Gesellschaft für internationale Geldgeschichte, eine gemeinnützige Forschungsgesellschaft, gegründet 1965 GiG Records, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GIG — ist die Abkürzung für: Flughafen Rio de Janeiro Antônio Carlos Jobim in Brasilien als IATA Code Global Information Grid Gesellschaft für internationale Geldgeschichte, eine gemeinnützige Forschungsgesellschaft, gegründet 1965 Gesellschaft für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GiG — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Gig, un concert pirate de la chanteuse Bjork ; Gig, abréviation qui signifie familièrement un gigaoctets, soit 1 milliard d octets le plus souvent.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • GIG — ⇒GIG, subst. masc. A. Vx. Cabriolet bourgeois à deux roues; voiture de chasse. (Ds LITTRÉ et Lar. 19e 20e). B. Rare. Barque légère à fond plat et aux extrémités en pointe, avançant au moyen d avirons et d une voile, utilisée en Angleterre par les …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gig — ⇒GIG, subst. masc. A. Vx. Cabriolet bourgeois à deux roues; voiture de chasse. (Ds LITTRÉ et Lar. 19e 20e). B. Rare. Barque légère à fond plat et aux extrémités en pointe, avançant au moyen d avirons et d une voile, utilisée en Angleterre par les …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gig — [gɪg] noun [countable] informal 1. JOBS a job, especially one that does not last for a long time: • Working for a TV show is a pretty good gig. 2. COMPUTING a gigabyte: • a 2 gig memory …   Financial and business terms

  • Gig — Sf Ruderboot des Kapitäns per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. gig leichtes Boot , das auch leichter Wagen bedeuten kann. Weitere Herkunft unklar.    Ebenso nndl. gig, ne. gig, nfrz. gig, giek, nschw. gigg, nnorw. gigg. ✎… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache


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