mega- definition

  • prefix:
    • huge: megadose.
    • Surpassing various other types of its sort; extraordinary: megahit.
    • One million (106): megahertz.
    • 1,048,576 (220): megabyte.
    • large, great. Denoting a size bigger than usual.
    • in Global System of products and other metric systems of devices, multiplying the unit to which it is connected by one million (106.) SI sign: M, processing acronym: Mi.
    • Multiplying the unit to which it really is connected by 220 (= 1,048,576, the binary round quantity nearest to a million).
    • Multiplying the machine to which it is affixed by 210 × 103 (= 1024,000, the binary circular quantity nearest to thousand).

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