kilocycle per second


kilocycle per second
(kc/s)
   an older name for the kilohertz.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • kilocycle per second — noun one thousand periods per second • Syn: ↑kilohertz, ↑kHz, ↑kilocycle, ↑kc • Hypernyms: ↑rate • Part Holonyms: ↑megahertz, ↑MHz, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cycle per second — noun the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second • Syn: ↑hertz, ↑Hz, ↑cycles/second, ↑cps, ↑cycle • Hypernyms: ↑rate • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • megacycle per second — noun one million periods per second • Syn: ↑megahertz, ↑MHz, ↑megacycle, ↑Mc • Hypernyms: ↑rate • Part Meronyms: ↑kilohertz, ↑kHz, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cycle per second — The cycle per second was a once common unit of frequency. With the organization of the International System of Units (abbreviated SI from the French) in 1960, the cycle per second was officially replaced by the hertz, or reciprocal second i.e.… …   Wikipedia

  • Kilocycle — A thousand cycles, of any periodic phenomenon. kilocycle or kilocycles may refer to:* A measurement of usage of reciprocating machines, especially presses * Kilocycles (as an abbreviation of kilocycles per second) is an old term for what is today …   Wikipedia

  • kilocycle — /kil euh suy keuhl/, n. a unit equal to 1000 cycles: used esp. in radio as 1000 cycles per second for expressing the frequency of electromagnetic waves; kilohertz. The term kilohertz is now preferred in technical use. Abbr.: kc [1920 25; KILO +… …   Universalium

  • kilocycle — noun a) A thousand cycles (of any periodic phenomenon) b) (elliptically) A thousand cycles per second; a kilohertz …   Wiktionary

  • kilocycle — One thousand cycles per second. * * * kilo·cy·cle kil ə .sī kəl n 1000 cycles esp KILOHERTZ …   Medical dictionary

  • cycles/second — noun the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second • Syn: ↑hertz, ↑Hz, ↑cycle per second, ↑cps, ↑cycle • Hypernyms: ↑rate • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • kc — abbr. 1 King s College. 2 King s Counsel. * * * noun one thousand periods per second (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑kilohertz, ↑kHz, ↑kilocycle per second, ↑kilocycle • Hypernyms: ↑rate …   Useful english dictionary


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