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COMPUTER MEMORY UNIT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does computer memory unit mean? 

COMPUTER MEMORY UNIT (noun)
  The noun COMPUTER MEMORY UNIT has 1 sense:

1. a unit for measuring computer memory

  Familiarity information: COMPUTER MEMORY UNIT used as a noun is very rare.


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COMPUTER MEMORY UNIT (noun)


Sense 1computer memory unit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A unit for measuring computer memory

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("computer memory unit" is a kind of...):

unit; unit of measurement (any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "computer memory unit"):

nibble; nybble (a small byte)

T; TB; terabyte (a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes)

G; GB; gigabyte (a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes)

MB; megabyte (a unit of information equal to one million (1,048,576) bytes)

K; KB; kilobyte (a unit of information equal to one thousand (1024) bytes)

word (a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory)

partition ((computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit)

allocation unit (a group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file)

block ((computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted)

sector (the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes)

byte (a sequence of 8 bits (enough to represent one character of alphanumeric data) processed as a single unit of information)

petabyte (a unit of information equal to 1,024 terabytes)


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