kibi-

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of kilo- and binary.

PrefixEdit

IEC binary prefix
Ki
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kibi-

  1. The IEC prefix meaning 210 = 1,024. Compare kilo-, meaning 103 = 1,000. Abbreviation: Ki

Usage notesEdit

Not in widespread use, this binary multiple prefix was established to make various units used in computing precise.

Last modified on 9 August 2013, at 08:10