Kilobit meaning

kĭlə-bĭt
One thousand bits.
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1,024 (210 ) bits.
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A unit of storage capacity in a computer system, equal to 1,024 (210) bits.
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(loosely) One thousand bits.
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One thousand bits.
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1,024 (that is, 210 ) bits.
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(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.
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(computing) 1000 bits.
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(rarely) 1024 (210) bits.
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Origin of kilobit

  • c. 1960, from kilo- (“thousand") +"Ž bit.

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