[meg-uh-buhk] /ˈmɛg əˌbʌk/
one million dollars.
megabucks, very large sums of money.
(US & Canadian, slang)
1946, originally “one million dollars,” from mega- in the scientific sense + slang buck (n.) “dollar.” A jocular coinage of U.S. scientists working on expensive atomic research.
(also megageeters) Much money, literally, ”millions of dollars” •Megabuck, ”a million dollars,” was coined by nuclear scientists in 1946, but the plural form was not popularized until the 1960s and ’70s: the simple faith that moves mountains and grosses megabucks/ He was doing okay, but she’s got megabucks of her own/ after two years on the road you’ll be knocking down megageeters (1946+)
[meg-uh-bahyt] /ˈmɛg əˌbaɪt/ noun, Computers. 1. 2 20 (1,048,576) . 2. (loosely) one million . Abbreviation: MB. /ˈmɛɡəˌbaɪt/ noun 1. (computing) 220 or 1 048 576 bytes Abbreviation MB, mbyte See also mega- (sense 2) n. 1972, from mega- + byte. The Sussex team has run the Forrester/Meadows models more than 1000 times on the […]
- Megabytes per second
unit (MBps, MB/s) Millions of bytes per second. A unit of data rate. 1 MB/s = 1,000,000 bytes per second (not 1,048,576). (2007-02-20)
noun a large data transfer peripheral in a semiconductor chip Usage Note computing
[meg-uh-suh-fal-ik] /ˌmɛg ə səˈfæl ɪk/ adjective, Cephalometry. 1. . /ˌmɛɡəˈsɛfəlɪ/ noun 1. the condition of having an unusually large head or cranial capacity. It can be of congenital origin or result from an abnormal overgrowth of the facial bones Compare microcephaly megacephaly meg·a·ceph·a·ly (měg’ə-sěf’ə-lē) n. See macrocephaly. meg’a·ce·phal’ic (-sə-fāl’ĭk) or meg’a·ceph’a·lous (-sěf’ə-lěs) adj.