Peta meaning

One quadrillion (1015 ).

Petahertz.

prefix
1
0
1,125,899,906,842,624 (250 ).

Petabyte.

prefix
1
0
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
acronym
1
0
One quadrillion; the factor 1015
affix
0
0
A prefix that means.
0
0
Advertisement
One quadrillion (1015 ), as in petahertz, one quadrillion hertz.
0
0
250 (that is, 1,125,899,906,842,624), which is the power of two closest to a quadrillion, as in petabyte.
0
0
Quadrillion (10 to the 15th power). See space/time, petabyte and petabit.
0
0
People Eating Tasty Animals.
acronym
0
0
A female given name.
pronoun
0
0
Advertisement
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
abbreviation
0
1

Origin of peta

  • < ? penta-, because the number is 1,000 to the fifth power; perhaps also by analogy with tera-, as if it were derived from tetra-
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • Alteration of penta– (from its representing the fifth power of a thousand)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • A rare feminine form of Peter.
    From Wiktionary