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yottabyte

[ yot-uh-bahyt ]
/ ˈyɒt əˌbaɪt /
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noun Computers.
280bytes; 1024 zettabytes.
(loosely) 1024 or one septillion bytes; 1000 zettabytes. Symbol: YB
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Origin of yottabyte

First recorded in 1990–95; yotta- + byte
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British Dictionary definitions for yottabyte

yottabyte
/ (ˈjɒtəˌbaɪt) /

noun
computing 10 24 or 2 80 bytes

Word Origin for yottabyte

C20: probably from Italian otto eight
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