Definition of peta- in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛtə/


(Used in units of measurement) denoting a factor of 1015 (one thousand million million): petabytes


From pe(n)ta- (see penta-), based on the supposed analogy of tera- and tetra-.

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