kilobyte

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a unit of measurement for high-capacity storage devices equal to 1024 bytes of data.

Electronics

  • 210, or 1,024 bytes, although this is frequently rounded to 1,000. To avoid any confusion, the term kibibyte may be used when referring to this concept. Its abbreviation is KB, kB, or Kbyte.
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