Definition of GIF in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡɪf/
Pronunciation: /dʒɪf/


[mass noun] Computing
1A lossless format for image files that supports both animated and static images: [as modifier]: a GIF image
1.1 [count noun] A file in GIF format.


1980s: acronym from graphic interchange format.

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