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megahertz

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noun mega·hertz \ˈme-gə-ˌhərts, -ˌherts\

Simple Definition of megahertz

  • : a unit of radio frequency equal to one million hertz

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of megahertz

  1. :  a unit of frequency equal to one million hertz —abbreviation MHz

Origin and Etymology of megahertz

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1941

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megahertz

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noun mega·hertz \ˈmeg-ə-ˌhərts\

Medical Definition of megahertz

  1. :  one million hertz—abbreviation MHz




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