megabit

Definitions

General Science

  • noun 1 048 576 bits or 131 072 bytes of storage.

Computing

  • noun equal to 1,048,576 bits.

Construction

  • Approximately one million bits.

Electronics

  • 220, or 1,048,576 bits, although this is frequently rounded to a million. To avoid any confusion, the term mebibit may be used when referring to this concept. Its abbreviation is Mb, or Mbit.
  • abbreviationMbit
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