What does kilobyte mean?

Definitions for kilobyteˈkɪl əˌbaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kilobyte, K, KB, kB(noun)

    a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes

  2. kilobyte, kibibyte, K, KB, kB, KiB(noun)

    a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes


  1. kilobyte(Noun)

    a unit of storage capacity, 1024 (2) bytes : kibibyte

  2. kilobyte(Noun)

    (rarely) 1000 bytes, though this is the technically accurate definition as an SI unit.


  1. Kilobyte

    The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information. Although the prefix kilo- means 1000, the term kilobyte and symbol kB have historically been used to refer to either 1024 bytes or 1000 bytes, dependent upon context, in the fields of computer science and information technology.

Editors Contribution

  1. kilobyte

    Is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

    Kilobyte is used as a data transfer rate and computing data storage capacity.

  2. kilobyte

    A unit of digital data, data storage capacity or unit of computer memory with a known value.

    Kilobyte in some countries is measured at 1,024 (210) bytes.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilobyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilobyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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