petabyte

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From peta- +‎ byte.

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petabyte (plural petabytes)

  1. (SI) One quadrillion (1015, or 1,000,000,000,000,000) bytes. SI symbol: PB.
  2. (computing) 1,125,899,906,842,624 bytes or 10245, or 250. This capacity may be expressed unambiguously as a pebibyte. SI symbol: PiB, computing symbol: PB.
    • 2017, Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Higher Education under Late Capitalism, Springer, →ISBN, page 82:
      The Hadron Collider has gone from producing 320 terabytes of data a week to a petabyte a second. In short, it has been said that the total amount of data created worldwide in 2011 was about one zetabyte[sic] (or 1,000,000 petabytes) and that this figure will increase by 50%–60% in each subsequent year.

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Etymology[edit]

peta- +‎ byte

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petabyte m

  1. petabyte

Further reading[edit]

  • byte in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English petabyte.

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petabyte m (plural petabytes)

  1. (computing) petabyte (one quadrillion bytes)

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