exa-


a combining form used in the names of units of measure equal to one quintillion (1018) of a given base unit: exabyte.

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Origin of exa-

probably ≪ Greek exō- outside, out of
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British Dictionary definitions for exa-

exa-

prefix

denoting 10 18exametres Symbol: E
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Medical definitions for exa-

exa-

pref.

One quintillion (1018):exagram.
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