[meg-uh-sahy-kuh l] /ˈmɛg əˌsaɪ kəl/

Electricity. a unit of frequency, equal to one million per second; megahertz. The term megahertz is now preferred in technical use.
Abbreviation: Mc, mc.

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

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


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