zettabyte

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

zetta- +‎ byte

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zettabyte (plural zettabytes)

  1. (computing) One sextillion (1021) bytes. SI symbol: ZB.
    • 2015 January 2, Fiona Graham, “Look-ahead 2015: Fly into the future and other predictions”, in BBC News[1]:
      Conservative estimates put data produced in 2020 alone at 44 zettabytes.
    • 2021, Giuseppe Arbia, Statistics, New Empiricism and Society in the Era of Big Data, Springer Nature, →ISBN, page 5:
      For such quantities, it is necessary to introduce a further unit: the zettabyte which corresponds to 1000 exabytes. The International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts the world's data will grow to 175 zettabytes in 2025.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English zettabyte.

Noun[edit]

zettabyte m (plural zettabytes)

  1. (computing) zettabyte (one sixtillion bytes)

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  • Abbreviations: ZB

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English zettabyte.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θetaˈbait/ [θe.t̪aˈβ̞ai̯t̪]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /setaˈbait/ [se.t̪aˈβ̞ai̯t̪]
  • Rhymes: -ait

Noun[edit]

zettabyte m (plural zettabytes)

  1. zettabyte

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.