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kibibyte

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kilobyte, kibibyte, K, KB, kB, KiBnoun

    a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes

Wiktionary

  1. kibibytenoun

    Strictly, 2 (1,024) bytes, as opposed to a kilobyte.

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  1. kibibyte

    A kibibyte is a unit of digital information storage that equals 1,024 bytes. It is a binary measurement that is part of the binary system of measuring storage capacity, also known as the IEC system. The term was established by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) to distinguish between units of digital information storage that use power of 2 values (binary system) from those that use power of 10 values (decimal system).

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  1. Kibibyte

    The kibibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for quantities of digital information. The binary prefix kibi means 1024, therefore 1 kibibyte is 1024bytes. The unit symbol for the kibibyte is KiB. The unit was established by the International Electrotechnical Commission in 1999 and has been accepted for use by all major standards organizations. It was designed to replace the kilobyte used in some computer science contexts to mean 1024 bytes, which conflicts with the SI definition of the prefix kilo.

Editors Contribution

  1. kibibyte

    Is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

    The kibibyte was designed by the International Electrotechnical commission to replace the kilobyte in those computer science contexts in which the term kilobyte is used to mean 1024 bytes


    Submitted by MaryC on December 6, 2015  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kibibyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kibibyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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