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meg·a·hertz

 (mĕg′ə-hûrts′)
n. Abbr. MHz
One million cycles per second. Used especially as a radio-frequency unit. Also called megacycle.
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megahertz

(ˈmɛɡəˌhɜːts)
n, pl -hertz
(Units) one million hertz; one million cycles per second. Symbol: MHz Former name: megacycle
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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]
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meg·a·hertz

(mĕg′ə-hûrts′)
A unit of frequency equal to one million cycles per second, used to express the frequency of radio waves.
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megahertz

(MHz) A unit of frequency equal to one million cycles per second.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megahertz - one million periods per secondmegahertz - 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"
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Translations

megahertz

[ˈmegəˌhɜːts] N (megahertz (pl)) → megahercio m
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megahertz

[ˈmɛgəˌhɜːts] nmegahertz m inv
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