Adjective "kilobyte" definition and examples

(Kilobyte may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈkɪləbʌɪt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A unit of memory or data equal to 1,024 bytes.
  1. 'We used a folder with 893MB of mixed data, with file lengths varying from a few kilobytes to tens of megabytes - 1470 files in all, some in the root directory, some in folders.'
  2. 'By convention, when we say, for example, that a PC has 640K of memory, we mean 640 kilobytes, or 655,536 bytes of RAM.'

More definitions

1. 1024 (2 10) bytes.

2. (loosely) 1000 bytes. Symbol:K, KB.

More examples(as adjective)

"sizes can be kilobyte."