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Meaning of MEGABYTE

Pronunciation:  'megu`bIt

 
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(mb, colloquially "meg") 2^20 = 1,048,576 bytes = 1024 kilobytes. 1024 megabytes are one gigabyte.

The text of a six hundred page paperback book would require about a megabyte of ascii storage.

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