Definition of megabit in English:

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megabit

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɡəˌbit/
(abbreviation Mb)

noun

Computing
A unit of data size or (when expressed per second) network speed, equal to one million or (strictly) 1,048,576 bits.
Example sentences
  • It is one of the most spectrally efficient mobile data technologies on the market, promising a peak speed of 2.4 megabits / second in just 1.25 MHz of spectrum.
  • The company claims speeds of 100 megabits per second - the same as today's fast Ethernet, and with a software upgrade, 1 gigabit per second is possible.
  • Both offer almost the same data speeds with 8 megabits per second as a maximum.

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Syllabification: meg·a·bit

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