Definitions for exabyteˈɛk səˌbaɪt

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ex•a•byte*ˈɛk səˌbaɪt(n.)

  1. Category: Computers

  2. 260 (1,152,921,504,606,846,976) bytes; 1024 petabytes.

  3. 1018, or one quintillion (1,000,000,000,000,000,000), bytes; 1000 petabytes.

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  1. exabyte(Noun)

    a unit of storage capacity, either 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 (10) or 1,152,921,504,606,846,976 (2) bytes, the latter can be unambiguously referred to by the unit name exbibyte


  1. Exabyte

    The exabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information. The prefix exa indicates the sixth power of 1,000 and means 1018 in the International System of Units, and therefore 1 exabyte is one quintillion bytes. The unit symbol for the exabyte is EB. 1 EB = 1000000000000000000B = 1018bytes = 1000petabytes The exbibyte, using a binary prefix, means 10246bytes.


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