kilocycle

noun

kilo·​cy·​cle ˈki-lə-ˌsī-kəl How to pronounce kilocycle (audio)
ˈkē-lə-
: 1000 cycles
especially : kilohertz

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kilocycle was in 1921

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Cite this Entry

“Kilocycle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kilocycle. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

kilocycle

noun
kilo·​cy·​cle ˈkil-ə-ˌsī-kəl How to pronounce kilocycle (audio)
: 1000 cycles
especially : kilohertz

Medical Definition

kilocycle

noun
kilo·​cy·​cle ˈkil-ə-ˌsī-kəl How to pronounce kilocycle (audio)
: 1000 cycles
especially : kilohertz

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