megacycle


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meg·a·cy·cle

 (mĕg′ə-sī′kəl)
n. Abbr. Mc

megacycle

(ˈmɛɡəˌsaɪkəl)
n
(Units) another name for megahertz

meg•a•hertz

(ˈmɛg əˌhɜrts)

n., pl. -hertz, -hertz•es.
a unit of frequency equal to one million cycles per second. Abbr.: MHz
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megacycle - one million periods per secondmegacycle - one million periods per second  
kc, kHz, kilocycle, kilocycle per second, kilohertz - one thousand 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

megacycle

[ˈmegəˌsaɪkl] Nmegaciclo m
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Regional studies suggest that the middle part of the Boss Point Formation contains 16 megacycles (Figs.
1 megacycle frequency allocation had been returned to the Federal Communications Commission.
Accusonus was able to achieve a 60 percent reduction in computational cost as measured in megacycles per second (MCPS) without any loss of quality.