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A kilobyte is a unit of computer storage, defined as 1,024 bytes.

It is sometimes abbreviated as ``Kb'' or ``Kbyte.'' Normally ``kilo'' means a thousand, but in computer parlance a ``K'' is 1,024.

See also megabyte.


See also: Glossary: K
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John Shipman, john@nmt.edu
Last updated: 1997/05/22 22:15:51 UT
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