• Meg

    Full definition of meg



    (plural megs)
    1. (slang) Common abbreviation for many/any unit having the SI prefix mega-, such as megahertz(computing) - My new computer has over 500 megs of RAM. = megabyte''(radio) - "What frequency does Radio XYZ broadcast on ?" "105.7 meg" = megahertz''(heating) - "a 250 meg gas heater" = megajoules

    Usage notes

    This usage is mostly verbal. It is less often used in writing.''


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