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ter·a·byte

 (tĕr′ə-bīt′)
n. Abbr. TB
1. A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 gigabytes (240 bytes).
2. One trillion bytes. See Usage Note at gigabyte.
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terabyte

(ˈtɛrəˌbaɪt)
n
(Units) computing 1012 or 240 bytes
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ter•a•byte

(ˈtɛr əˌbaɪt)

n. Computers.
1. 240 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes; 1024 gigabytes.
2. 1012, or one trillion (1,000,000,000,000), bytes; 1000 gigabytes.
[1995–2000]
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ter·a·byte

(tĕr′ə-bīt′)
1. A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 gigabytes (240 bytes).
2. One trillion bytes. See Note at megabyte.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.terabyte - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
gigabyte, GB, G - a unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes
petabyte, PB - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabytes or 10^15 bytes
2.terabyte - a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
GiB, gibibyte, gigabyte, GB, G - a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes
pebibyte, PiB, petabyte, PB - a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibytes or 2^50 bytes
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Translations
téraoctet

terabyte

n (Comput) → Terabyte nt
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