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pet·a·byte

 (pĕt′ə-bīt)
n. Abbr. PB
1. A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 terabytes (250 bytes).
2. One quadrillion bytes.

petabyte

(ˈpɛtəˌbaɪt)
n
(Units) computing 1015 or 250 bytes

pet•a•byte

(ˈpɛt əˌbaɪt)

n. Computers.
1. 250 (1,125,899,906,842,624) bytes; 1024 terabytes.
2. 1015, or one quadrillion (1,000,000,000,000,000), bytes; 1000 terabytes.
[1995–2000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petabyte - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabytes or 10^15 bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
terabyte, TB - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
exabyte, EB - a unit of information equal to 1000 petabytes or 10^18 bytes
2.petabyte - a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibytes or 2^50 bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
tebibyte, TiB, terabyte, TB - a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
EiB, exbibyte, exabyte, EB - a unit of information equal to 1024 pebibytes or 2^60 bytes
Translations
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