Definition of kilobyte noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    kilobyte

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkɪləbaɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪləbaɪt//
     
    (abbreviation K, KB)(computing)
     
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  1. 1a unit for measuring computer memory or data, equal to 10 3, or 1 000 bytes
  2. 2(also kibibyte) a unit for measuring computer memory or data, equal to 2 10, or 1 024 bytes
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kilobyte