kilobit kilobit  /ˈkɪ lə bɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a unit of information equal to 1000 bits

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The user typically must use terrestrial phone lines to send data back to the satellite and that limits the so-called uplink speed to that of a standard 56-kilobit-per-second modem.
  2. The Japanese were selling 256-kilobit memory chips at $2 each, for example, even though they cost an estimated $3 or more to produce.

News

  1. Flash memory: Silicon oxide memories transcend a hurdle

    A laboratory working on next-generation "flash" memory technology has demonstrated a 1-kilobit silicon oxide memory chip with embedded diodes that keep voltage from leaking and corrupting data.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Silicon oxide memories transcend a hurdle

    ( Rice University ) A Rice University laboratory working on next-generation "flash" memory technology has demonstrated a 1-kilobit silicon oxide memory chip with embedded diodes that keep voltage from leaking and corrupting data.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  • "The notion that a 200-kilobit connection is broadband is : ludicrous," said Derek Turner, research director for Free Press, a nonprofit public interest group that studies media and technology issues.
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Derek Turner Source: eSchool News (subscription)

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