megacycle

megacycle

[meg-uh-sahy-kuhl]
noun
Electricity. a unit of frequency, equal to one million cycles per second; megahertz. The term megahertz is now preferred in technical use. Abbreviation: Mc, mc

Origin:
1925–30; mega- + cycle

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