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zet·ta·byte

 (zĕt′ə-bīt′)
n.
1. A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 exabytes (270 bytes).
2. One sextillion (1021) bytes.

zettabyte

(ˈzɛtəˌbaɪt)
n
(Units) computing 1021 or 270 bytes
[C20: probably from Italian sette seven]

zet•ta•byte

(ˈzɛt əˌbaɪt)

n. Computers.
1021, or one sextillion (1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000), bytes; 1000 exabytes.
[1990–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zettabyte - a unit of information equal to 1000 exabytes or 10^21 bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
exabyte, EB - a unit of information equal to 1000 petabytes or 10^18 bytes
yottabyte, YB - a unit of information equal to 1000 zettabytes or 10^24 bytes
2.zettabyte - a unit of information equal to 1024 exbibytes or 2^70 bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
EiB, exbibyte, exabyte, EB - a unit of information equal to 1024 pebibytes or 2^60 bytes
YiB, yobibyte, yottabyte, YB - a unit of information equal to 1024 zebibytes or 2^80 bytes
Translations
zettaoctet
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