See also: Mb and mb'
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  1. (computing, formal) megabyte (1,000 kilobytes or 1,000,000 bytes).
  2. (computing, informal) mebibyte (210 (1024) kibibytes or 220 (1,048,576) bytes).
    Synonym: MiB


MB (plural MBs)

  1. (China, slang) moneyboy.
  2. (computing) Motherboard.
  3. (military, US) Initialism of marine barracks.
  4. (Thailand) million baht.
  5. Bachelor of Medicine degree (Latin: Medicinae Baccalaureus).


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  1. Manitoba, a province of Canada.
    Coordinate terms: AB, BC, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
  2. Initialism of Myers–Briggs.
    • 1997 January 21, Steve Myers, “jung's 8 vs MB's 16”, in alt.psychology.personality, Usenet[1]:
      For example, Jung described one type as being introverted sensing. In
      MB terminology, this means that introverted sensing is dominant (ie
      ISxJ types). What MB 'adds' is that this function is supported by
      extraverted thinking or feeling as the auxiliary. The mapping between
      the models is:
  3. Initialism of Mercedes-Benz.
    • 1994 March 4, Holger Spielmann, “*High* power cars -- Why”, in, Usenet[2]:
      for those of us with less $$$, one of the BMW 3-series or MB C class should
      satisfy all needs.
    • 1999 November 13, Joseph Vogt, “Only Mercedes antifreeze in MB cars?”, in, Usenet[3]:
      Though I'm not an expert, as a long-term MB owner I have read and been
      told that MB coolant is superior because of its buffering properties. It
      retains a stable pH for longer than the large commercial brands. I used
      to think "propylene glycol is all the same" however others have convinced
      me it's cheap insurance to go with original MB coolant.
    • 2001 July 12, Dan--, “Hyundia S Coupe”, in, Usenet[4]:
      Yeah MB still does make inline sixes just low volumes (mainly for
      Daewoo). Apart from the Diesel engines they build for trucks and buses.
    • 2009 October 4,, “Poor MB Build Quality -- Why do you guys still buy MB?”, in, Usenet[5]:
      I learned part of the reason (at least in USA) started in early 1980's
      (I think 1982) when MB cars started to be built in USA.
  4. Initialism of Matchbox.
    • 1997 September 17, SEDLYTZ, “The new MB are great”, in, Usenet[6]:
      Just found a new batch of MB: Green Viper #10, New Viper Hardtop #1, Red
      Prowler #38, BMW #25, plus several others. MB has really done well in 1997.
    • 1998 March 21, Dave Marino, “WTB:MB Prem, Inaug & Regular Cars”, in, Usenet[7]:
      I am looking for the following MB cars, please email me if you have any
      and the price you are asking:
    • 1998 September 26, Dscdpm, “Are there any Subaru HW or MB cars, any year???”, in, Usenet[8]:
      >Are there any Subaru HW or MB cars, any year???

      Nope, nada. I used to own a Subary Legacy myself and was always looking (still
      looking) for a diecast of the same. No Hotwheels or Matchbox castings have
      been made ... yet



  1. (knitting) Abbreviation of make bobble.
    • 2011, Jane Davis, Knitting - The Complete Guide, page 145:
      Row 1: K2, MB, k1, do not turn.




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  1. (slang) moneyboy; rentboy; male prostitute


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  1. (text messaging) Abbreviation of mi [fartas] bone (I am well).