[meg-uh-hurts] /ˈmɛg əˌhɜrts/

noun, plural megahertz, megahertzes. Electricity.
a unit of frequency, equal to one million cycles per second.
Abbreviation: MHz.
noun (pl) -hertz
one million hertz; one million cycles per second MHz Former name megacycle

1941, from mega- + Hertz.

megahertz meg·a·hertz (měg’ə-hûrts’)
Abbr. MHz
One million cycles per second. Used especially as a radio frequency unit. Also called megacycle.
A unit of frequency equal to one million cycles per second, or one million hertz.

One million cycles per second. Often used to indicate computer processing speed.

(MHz) Millions of cycles per second. The unit of frequency used to measure the clock rate of modern digital logic, including microprocessors.


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