mebi-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of mega- and binary.

Prefix[edit]

IEC binary prefix
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mebi-

  1. The IEC prefix meaning 220 = 1,0242 = 1,048,576. Compare to mega-, meaning 106 = 1,0002 = 1,000,000.

Usage notes[edit]

Currently not in widespread use, this binary multiple prefix was established to make various units used in computing precise.