Measurement

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Computer Bit and ByteWhen referring to computers, a measurement is the process of determining a dimension, capacity, or quantity of an object or the duration of a task. Measurements tell us if an object will fit an area, a storage medium can hold the necessary files, a task will complete in time, or how fast a product is.

Below is a listing of different computer measurements you may encounter while working with a computer or in the computer field.

A - F G - K L - O P - Z

Ampere
angstrom
atto
Baud
BER
Bit
Bitrate
BPS
Brontobyte
byte
Candle
centi
centimeter
CFM
cm
Coulomb
CPM
CPS
Currency
dB
deci
Decibel
Degree
deka
DPI
Eb
EB
Ei
Eib
EiB
Em
Em space
Epoch
exa
Exabit
Exabyte
Exbi
Exbibit
Exbibyte
femto
FLOPS
foot
footprint
FPS

Gb
GB
Gbps
GHz
Gi
Gib
GiB
Gibi
Gibibit
Gibibyte
giga
Gigabit
Gigabyte
Gigahertz
Googol
GPPM
hecto
Henry
Hertz
Hz

inch
Interpupillary distance
IPD

Jiffy
Joule
Kb
KB
Kbps
kHz
Ki
Kib
KiB
kibi
Kibibit
Kibibyte
Kilobit
Kilobyte
kilohertz
kilometer
km

LIPS
LPI
LPM
Lumen
Lux
Mb
MB
Mbps
mebi
Mebibit
Mebibyte
mega
Megabit
Megabyte
Megaflop
Megahertz
Megapixel
meter
Mflop
mHz
Mi
Mib
MiB
micro
micron
microsecond
milli
millimeter
millimicron
Millisecond
Milliwatt
mm
ms
nano
nanometer
Nanosecond
Nepers
ns
nsec

none
Nibble
Null
Octet

Pb
PB
Pebi
Pebibit
Pebibyte
peta
Petabit
Petabyte
Pi
Pib
PiB
pica
pico
pitch
point
PPI
PPM
Qubit
Refresh rate
Resolution
RPM
Tb
TB
Tebi
Tebibit
Tebibyte
tera
Terabit
Terabyte
Teraflop
Tflop
Ti
Tib
TiB
Tick
time
Triplet
VDC
Volt
Watt
Wavelength
Word
yocto-
yotta-
yottabyte
zepto
zetta
zettabyte

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