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date: 25 September 2020


A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

Donald Fenna

[kilo- binary]informatics. Symbol Ki-. The 1 024 = 210 multiplier, as KiB = kibibytes and Kib = kibibits. This arises as a matter of convenient terminology for memories and similar entities organized on a binary basis. (But see below re communication channels.)... ...

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