from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,048,576 (220) bytes.
  • n. One million bytes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One million bytes. SI Symbol: MB
  • n. 1,048,576 bytes; a mebibyte. Frequently abbreviated MB.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes
  • n. a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6 (1,000,000) bytes


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