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kil·o·cy·cle

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

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

(ˈkɪl əˌhɜrts)

n., pl. -hertz, -hertz•es.
a unit of frequency, equal to 1000 cycles per second. Abbr.: kHz Formerly, kilocycle.
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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"
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kilocycle

[ˈkɪləʊˌsaɪkl] Nkilociclo m
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kilocycle

nKilohertz nt
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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.
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.
Thus one station is on 990 kilocycles, another on 1000, and another on 1,010 kilocycles.
electromagnetic radiations between 10 kilocycles and 100,000 megacycles,
The station was licensed at 500 watts of power for an "unlimited" broadcast time at 360 meters (834 kilocycles) ("History," 1933; Frost, 1937).
I push a button, and for 20 minutes the device sends 10,000 kilocycles per second into my bone fracture.
"Nan" was for 6,870 kilocycles. That's when Huff-Duff went into action, throwing an electronic finger at any U-boat radio signal sent within 3,000 miles.