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meg·a·bit

 (mĕg′ə-bĭt′)
n. Abbr. Mb Computers
1. One million bits.
2. 1,048,576 (220) bits.

megabit

(ˈmɛɡəˌbɪt)
n
1. (Computer Science) one million bits
2. (Computer Science) 220 bits

meg•a•bit

(ˈmɛg əˌbɪt)

n. Computers.
1. 220 (1,048,576) bits.
2. (loosely) one million bits. Abbr.: Mb
[1955–60]

meg·a·bit

(mĕg′ə-bĭt′)
Computer Science
1. One million bits.
2. 1,048,576 (that is, 220) bits. See Note at megabyte.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
kb, kbit, kilobit - a unit of information equal to 1000 bits
Gbit, gigabit, Gb - a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits
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