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14:57 Sep 27, 2000
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: megabytes
this computer has a 16 megabyte disk drive.
Ivanna Steadman
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Summary of answers provided
namégaoctets
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
namega-octet
Yolanda Broad


  

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22 mins
mega-octet


Explanation:
Cet ordinateur a un disque dur de 16 mega-octets.

Du GDT :

Domaine(s)
informatique
représentation des données


megabyte (acdgikl)
A unit of measure for storage capacity. One megabyte equals 1,048,576 bytes. (...) /Also means/Loosely, one million bytes. (i)

Abréviation(s):
meg (i)
MB (il)
Mbyte (l)
M-byte (l)


méga-octet n m (aegik)
1 048 576 octets, fréquemment arrondis à un million d'octets. (d)

Synonyme(s):
un million d'octets n m (a)
Moctet (g)

Abréviation(s):
meg (e)
Contexte(s): ((méga-octet) s'abrège familièrement en meg. (e)
Note(s): L'abréviation meg semble appartenir à la langue parlée et est ambiguë puisque cet élément comme méga, entre dans la composition de plusieurs mots. (f)
Mo (bj)
Note(s): L'abréviation Mo est en usage chez IBM Canada et chez IBM France. (h)

Variante(s) orthographique(s):
mégaoctet n m (cd)

[Office de la langue française, 1994]
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Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 17:56
Native speaker of: English
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14 hrs
mégaoctets


Explanation:
byte = octet
megabyte (Mb) = mégaoctet (Mo)

"Cet ordinateur a un lecteur de disques de 16 Mo".




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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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