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Definition of "kilobit" []

  • Computer Science One thousand bits. (noun)
  • Computer Science 1,024 (210) bits. (noun)
  • (in general computer contexts, such as data transfer) 1000 bits (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (in data-storage contexts) 1024 bits (noun)

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Use "kilobit" in a sentence
  • "Back in those days computer dudes were excited about the possibility of 28.8 kilobit modems."
  • "When I was working for Infolibria a decade 1 ago I was one of the testers of unified server farm which had more than 20 servers, content storage, and could deliver 20,000 simultaneously streams of 300 kilobit per second digital video on-demand from whatever combination of stored canned content was in storage and live streaming video available for the system to replicate."
  • ""If people are forced to pay per kilobit it's like they are forced to pay per word of a book," said Todd Weaver, chief executive of Ivi, a Seattle-based video streaming company."