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

Definition of kilobit in English:


A unit of computer memory or data equal to 1,024 bits.
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).
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