Definition of kilobit in English:


Line breaks: kilo|bit
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪləbɪt
(abbreviation Kb)


A unit of computer memory or data equal to 1,024 bits.
More example sentences
  • A megabit is 1024 kilobits, and a kilobit is 1024 bits.
  • Basic GSM phones send and receive data at a paltry 9.6 kilobits per second (kbps).
  • It offers the lowest entry-level broadband speed on the market, at 300 kilobits per second (kbps).

Definition of kilobit in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈretrəˌfleks
turned backward