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 for megabyte
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6
           (1,000,000) bytes [syn: megabyte, M, MB]
      2: a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20
         (1,048,576) bytes [syn: megabyte, mebibyte, M, MB,

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

      (MB, colloquially "meg") A Unit of data equal to
     one million bytes but see binary prefix for other definitions.
     A megabyte is 1000^2 bytes or 1000 kilobytes.
     The text of a six hundred page paperback book stored as ASCII
     characters contains about a megabyte of data.
     1000 megabytes are one gigabyte.
     See prefix.

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