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megabyte

meg·a·byte

megabyte

pronunciation:
me g baIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a unit of measurement equal to 1,048,576 bytes. Megabytes are used to measure the amount of electronic information that can be stored by a computer.
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  computer, measurement
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The word megabyte contains the following part:
mega, megal, megalo, -megaly Greek root that means large, great, million
synonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi, macro-
antonyms:
min, micro-