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English definition of “megabit”


noun [C]     /ˈmeɡəbɪt/ IT
a unit for measuring the speed at which information is sent between computers, equal to one million bits: The network offers speeds of 100 megabits per second.
(Definition of megabit noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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