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megacycle

[meg-uh-sahy-kuh l] /ˈmɛg əˌsaɪ kəl/
noun
1.
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
1925-1930
1925-30; mega- + cycle
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Word Origin and History for megacycle
n.

1928, from mega- + cycle (n.).

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megacycle in Medicine

megacycle meg·a·cy·cle (měg'ə-sī'kəl)
n.
See megahertz.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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