Definition of zettabyte in English:


Line breaks: zetta|byte
Pronunciation: /ˈzɛtəbʌɪt
(abbreviation ZB)


A unit of information equal to one sextillion (1021) or, strictly, 270 bytes.
More example sentences
  • Humanity's total digital output currently stands at 8,000,000 petabytes—which each represent a million gigabytes—but is expected to pass 1.2 zettabytes this year.
  • A zettabyte, incidentally, is roughly half a million times the entire collections of all the academic libraries in the United States.
  • We are talking just under half a Zettabyte.

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