Terabyte



noun, Computers.
1.
2 40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes; 1024 gigabytes.
2.
(loosely) 10 12 or one trillion (1,000,000,000,000) bytes; 1000 gigabytes. Symbol: TB, TByte.
noun
1.
(computing) 1012 or 240 bytes
terabyte
(těr’ə-bīt’)

A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 gigabytes (240 bytes).

One trillion bytes. See Note at megabyte.

unit
(TB) 2^40 = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes = 1024 gigabytes or roughly 10^12 bytes.
(Note the spelling – one ‘r’). See prefix.
(1995-09-29)

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