megacycle per second


megacycle per second
(Mc/s)
   an older name for the megahertz.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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

  • megacycle per second — megahertz, unit of electricity equal to one million hertz …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 — 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

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

  • megacycle — /meg euh suy keuhl/, n. Elect. a unit of frequency, equal to one million cycles per second; megahertz. The term megahertz is now preferred in technical use. Abbr.: Mc, mc [1925 30; MEGA + CYCLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • megacycle — One million cycles per second. * * * mega·cy·cle .sī kəl n MEGAHERTZ …   Medical dictionary

  • megacycle — meg·a·cy·cle || megə‚saɪkl n. one million cycles per second, megahertz (Physics, Electronics) …   English contemporary 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

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


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