from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 (210) bytes.
  • noun One thousand bytes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun computing a unit of storage capacity, 1024 (210) bytes : kibibyte
  • noun 1000 bytes, though this is the technically accurate definition as an SI unit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes
  • noun a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes


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