kilocycle

(redirected from kilocycles)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

kil·o·cy·cle

 (kĭl′ə-sī′kəl)
n. Abbr. kc
Kilohertz.

kilocycle

(ˈkɪləʊˌsaɪkəl)
n
(Units) short for kilocycle per second: a former unit of frequency equal to 1 kilohertz

kil•o•hertz

(ˈkɪl əˌhɜrts)

n., pl. -hertz, -hertz•es.
a unit of frequency, equal to 1000 cycles per second. Abbr.: kHz Formerly, kilocycle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kilocycle - one thousand periods per second
cycle per second, cycles/second, hertz, Hz, cps, cycle - the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second
Mc, megacycle, megacycle per second, megahertz, MHz - one million periods per second
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
Translations

kilocycle

[ˈkɪləʊˌsaɪkl] Nkilociclo m

kilocycle

nKilohertz nt
References in periodicals archive ?
In 1954, a Class D daytime-only AM radio station signed on the air at 1380 Kilocycles, with 1,000 watts of power.
This is Wild Willy, king of the kilocycles, conveyor of country
11 200 Hz 60[degrees]C Kilocycles to failure 73 14 288 81 bobbin part test
Indeed, NRL radio researchers--pioneers in the use of the more cantankerous radio frequencies of 1,300 kilocycles and higher--made do without a number of instruments that would be ubiquitous by the 1940s.
A variation of the frequency of 1 per cent, for example, would be a variation of 10 kilocycles and could cause one station to be using exactly the wave that had been assigned to another.
electromagnetic radiations between 10 kilocycles and 100,000 megacycles,