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kilobyte

Computing 1024 bytes

kilobyte

[′kil·ə‚bīt]
(computer science)
A unit of information content equal to 1024 bytes. Abbreviated kbyte; Kbyte. Symbolized K.

kilobyte

(unit)
(KB) 2^10 = 1024 bytes.

See prefix.

kilobyte

(thousand bytes). For technical specifications, it refers to 1,024 bytes. In general usage, it typically refers to an even one thousand bytes (see kilo). Also KB, Kbyte and K-byte. See space/time.