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kilobit

[′kil·ə‚bit]
(computer science)
A unit of information content equal to 1024 bits. Abbreviated kbit; Kbit. Symbolized k.

kilobit

(unit)
2^10 = 1024 bits of storage (1 Kb).

Compare kilobits per second.

kilobit

(thousand bits). For technical specifications, it refers to 1,024 bits. In general usage, it typically refers to an even one thousand bits (see kilo). Also Kb, Kbit and K-bit. See space/time.