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<unit, data> (KB) A unit of data equal to 1000 bytes (but see binary prefix for other definitions).

One kilobyte is the amount of data in 1000 ASCII (or UTF-8) characters or about 250 English words (whose average length is about four characters).

1000 kilobytes are one megabyte.


Nearby terms: kilobaud « kilobit « kilobits per second « kilobyte » kiloflops » kiosk » KIPS

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