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megacycle

[ meg-uh-sahy-kuhl ]
/ ˈmɛg əˌsaɪ kəl /
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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
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Origin of megacycle

First recorded in 1925–30; mega- + cycle
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