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kb

Abbreviation for kilobase.

Boltzmann constant

A physical constant which links a particle’s energy with temperature.

Kb

Kilobase, see there.

KB

Kilobyte, see there.

kb

Abbrev. for kilobase (1000 base pairs of DNA or RNA). This is a convenient measure of the length of a gene or other segment of nucleic acid.

kb

abbrev. KILOBASE.
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It was decided to reduce the cache size to 512 kilobytes for two reasons: few people would be likely to have such a large cache, and one major interest was in the cache performance when the data files were considerably larger than the cache.
Conventional Memory Actually, those 640-kilobyte machines really had 1,024 kilobytes of memory a full megabyte.
Sometimes I miss the simplicity of my old VIC-20, but, you know, even this Word document was more than 30 kilobytes.
Ese servicio me ha costado mas de 84 dolares por cada mil kilobytes. Se trata de un precio 112 veces mayor al que hubiera pagado si viviera en Japon.
Los paquetes cuestan 17.99 dolares al mes, mas cargos e impuestos, para una velocidad maxima de conexion de 768 Kbps (kilobytes por segundo) para descargas y 128 Kbps para cargas, con un contrato anual.
But the amount of broadband users in rural areas is on the up, leaving Wales ahead of the rest of the UK, France and Germany in the percentage of users with a connection of 128 kilobytes per second or higher.
The T60 (pictured) and X60 feature wireless access and download speeds of 400 to 700 kilobytes per second.
It records 120 to 240 frames per second with average file sizes of 3 to 6 kilobytes per image, enabling high-quality recording at 15 percent motion for up to 1,200 days.
The software tool supports three operating modes allowing the analysis of data from kilobytes to terabytes in size.
To get more stations, broadcasters squeeze the bandwidth down to 160 or 128Kbps (kilobytes per second), although BBC Radio 3 pushes out programmes at 192Kbps.
The top end for smart cards now is 256 kilobytes, but card maker Axalto will soon introduce a 1-megabyte card--enough space for a short novel--for cellular phones, according to Erie Claudel, vice president of cards for Latin America for Axalto.
Some broadband internet services claim a ten times speed advantage over dial-up internet, which is available through modems which could operate at up to 56 kilobytes per second.