Kilobyte (noun)

A unit of measurement for computer memory and storage capacity equal to 1,024 bytes (2^10 bytes).


Kilobyte is a combination of the prefix "kilo" meaning 1000 and the word "byte" a unit of digital information.


  1. The document was only a few kilobytes in size.
  2. The computer's hard drive had a capacity of one terabyte, which is equal to 1,000 gigabytes or 1,000,000 megabytes or 1,000,000,000 kilobytes.
  3. A kilobyte is a unit of measurement for digital information.
  4. The kilobyte is small unit of measurement in comparison to a gigabyte or terabyte.
  5. The file was too large to send as an email attachment, it was over 5 megabytes, or around 5,000 kilobytes.
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