computer memory unit


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Noun1.computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
nibble, nybble - a small byte
byte - a sequence of 8 bits (enough to represent one character of alphanumeric data) processed as a single unit of information
sector - the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes
block - (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted; "since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably"
allocation unit - a group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file
partition - (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit
word - a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory; "large computers use words up to 64 bits long"
KiB, kibibyte, kilobyte, kB, K - a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes
kilobyte, kB, K - a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes
kb, kbit, kilobit - a unit of information equal to 1000 bits
kibibit, kibit - a unit of information equal to 1024 bits
mebibyte, MiB, megabyte, MB, M - a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes
megabyte, MB, M - a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6 (1,000,000) bytes
Mb, Mbit, megabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits
mebibit, Mibit - a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibits or 2^20 (1,048,576) bits
GiB, gibibyte, gigabyte, GB, G - a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
gigabyte, GB, G - a unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes
Gbit, gigabit, Gb - a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits
gibibit, Gibit - a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibits or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bits
tebibyte, TiB, terabyte, TB - a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
terabyte, TB - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
Tbit, terabit, Tb - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits
tebibit, Tibit - a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibits or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bits
pebibyte, PiB, petabyte, PB - a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibytes or 2^50 bytes
petabyte, PB - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabytes or 10^15 bytes
Pbit, petabit, Pb - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabits or 10^15 bits
pebibit, Pibit - a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibits or 2^50 bits
EiB, exbibyte, exabyte, EB - a unit of information equal to 1024 pebibytes or 2^60 bytes
exabyte, EB - a unit of information equal to 1000 petabytes or 10^18 bytes
Eb, Ebit, exabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 petabits or 10^18 bits
Eibit, exbibit - a unit of information equal to 1024 pebibits or 2^60 bits
zebibyte, ZiB, zettabyte, ZB - a unit of information equal to 1024 exbibytes or 2^70 bytes
zettabyte, ZB - a unit of information equal to 1000 exabytes or 10^21 bytes
Zb, Zbit, zettabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 exabits or 10^21 bits
zebibit, Zibit - a unit of information equal to 1024 exbibits or 2^70 bits
YiB, yobibyte, yottabyte, YB - a unit of information equal to 1024 zebibytes or 2^80 bytes
yottabyte, YB - a unit of information equal to 1000 zettabytes or 10^24 bytes
Ybit, yottabit, Yb - a unit of information equal to 1000 zettabits or 10^24 bits
Yibit, yobibit - a unit of information equal to 1024 zebibits or 2^80 bits
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