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kilobyte (K)


Doing a hostile takeover, even with Plague’s brilliant programme and his specially designed hardware, was a laborious process that required slipping bits of information into a computer one kilobyte at a time until a simple piece of software had been created.
Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  an amount of computer memory that holds about 1000 characters
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K KB kilobyte kilobytes
Strongly Associated with:   megabyte (MB or meg), gigabyte (GB or gig), terabyte (TB)
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More precisely, 1K is 1,024 bytes.
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  • Doing a hostile takeover, even with Plague’s brilliant programme and his specially designed hardware, was a laborious process that required slipping bits of information into a computer one kilobyte at a time until a simple piece of software had been created.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
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Associated words [difficulty]:   kilobyte (K) , megabyte (MB or meg) [7] , gigabyte (GB or gig) [8] , terabyte (TB) [9] , megabyte (MB or meg) [7] , gigabyte (GB or gig) [8] , terabyte (TB) [9]
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