petabyte

Definitions

Computing

  • noun one quadrillion bytes.

Electronics

  • 250, or 1,125,899,906,842,624 bytes, although this is frequently rounded to 1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes. To avoid any confusion, the term pebibyte may be used when referring to this concept. Its abbreviation is PB, or Pbyte.
  • abbreviationPbyte
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