yottabyte

yottabyte

[yot-uh-bahyt]
noun Computers.
1.
2 80 bytes; 1024 zettabytes.
2.
(loosely) 10 24 or one septillion bytes; 1000 zettabytes. Symbol: YB

Origin:
1990–95; yotta- + byte

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yottabyte (ˈjɒtəˌbaɪt)
 
n
computing 1024 or 280 bytes
 
[C20: probably from Italian otto eight]

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yottabyte definition

unit
2^80 = 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes = 1024 zettabytes.
See prefix.
(1997-05-02)

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