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megabyte (MB or meg)


2,1988 Red Deer, A B Cochrane, AB Neepawa,MB Tyler Swystun RW R Matt Lowry Kevin Undershute Jerrid Sauer c R LW L Apr.
Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  an amount of computer memory that holds about 1 million characters
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MB meg megabyte megabytes
Strongly Associated with:   kilobyte (K), gigabyte (GB or gig), terabyte (TB)
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More precisely, 1 meg is 1,024 kilobytes or 1,048,576 bytes.
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  • 2,1988 Red Deer, A B Cochrane, AB Neepawa,MB Tyler Swystun RW R Matt Lowry Kevin Undershute Jerrid Sauer c R LW L Apr.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Gettum typed in a few words: LONDON, KNIGHT, POPE As she clicked the SEARCH button, she could feel the hum of the massive mainframe downstairs scanning data at a rate of 500 MB/sec.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Unsurprisingly she set her sights on the best available alternative: the new Apple PowerBook G4/1.0 GHz in an aluminium case with a PowerPC 7451 processor with an AltiVec Velocity Engine, 960 MB RAM and a 60 GB hard drive.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The voice on the radio said: "Available for a limited time only with optional megabyte hard disk."
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise

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  • According to the system information it was an older Macintosh PowerPC with a hard disk of only 750 MB, so it must be a leftover that was probably only used for word processing by occasional freelancers.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Egypt left a legacy of art and architecture; Sumer’s legacy is its megabytes.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • References to information in the minute book are indicated as "[MB-date]" and to time slips as "[TS-date]".
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • How many megabytes?
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • It was an antique PC with Windows 95 and a 280 MB hard drive.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • He booted up her PowerBook with the 17-inch screen, 200 GB hard drive, and 1,000 MB of RAM.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire

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  • Standard By-Laws subsequently adopted [MB with Article IV, Section 5, specifying duty of Secretary and Assistant Secretary]: PART I—The period expiring December 31, 1963 .
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • 21,1987 St. Andrews, MB 15 16 17 19 20 Derek Dorsett RW L Daine Todd C R 5’11" 5’10" 5’11" 6’ 6’ 178 173 185 186 178 Dec.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • After a while, in several hours or several days, depending on how much he uses the computer, Wennerström has downloaded an entire programme of approximately three megabytes in which each bit is linked to the next bit.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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Associated words [difficulty]:   megabyte (MB or meg) [7] , gigabyte (GB or gig) [8] , terabyte (TB) [9] , gigabyte (GB or gig) [8] , terabyte (TB) [9]
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