kilobyte kilobyte  /ˈkɪ loʊ ˌbaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes
  2. (n) a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Checking e-mail costs a few cents per kilobyte but the kilobytes add up, especially when your In box is full of spam that weighs in at an average of 8K per message.
  2. Checking e-mail costs a few cents per kilobyte--but the kilobytes add up, especially when your In box is full of spam that weighs in at an average of 8K per message.

News

  • Map App Wins Hopkins Hackathon and other Education GIS News

    HopHacks a 36-hour hackathon sponsored by Facebook and Bloomberg for Johns Hopkins students had a map-based winning submission. In the end, the grand prize of $1,024 — a dollar figure that's an insider-computer-nerd joke for the number of bytes in a kilobyte — went to a foursome... Continue reading
    on September 26, 2013     Source: All Points Blog

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