Origin of kilobit
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- (in general computer contexts, such as data transfer) 1000 bits
- (in data-storage contexts) 1024 bits
Abbreviation: Kb, kb
- One thousand bits.
- 1,024 (that is, 210) bits. See Note at megabyte.
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