a combining form used in the names of units of measure equal to one septillion (1024) of a given base unit.

Nearby words

  1. yosemite falls,
  2. yosemite national park,
  3. yoshihito,
  4. yoshkar-ola,
  5. yosu,
  6. yottabyte,
  7. yottahertz,
  8. you,
  9. you bet your ass,
  10. you better believe it

Origin of yotta-

possibly an alteration of Greek iôta, ninth letter of the Greek alphabet (representing y)

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