megacycle

noun

mega·​cy·​cle ˈme-gə-ˌsī-kəl How to pronounce megacycle (audio)
: one million cycles
especially : megahertz

Examples of megacycle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amazon warehouse workers on 'megacycle' shifts will be on their feet for 10 hours. Chelsea Gohd, Scientific American, 26 Aug. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of megacycle was in 1926

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“Megacycle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megacycle. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

megacycle

noun
mega·​cy·​cle ˈmeg-ə-ˌsī-kəl How to pronounce megacycle (audio)
: one million cycles
especially : megahertz

Medical Definition

megacycle

noun
mega·​cy·​cle -ˌsī-kəl How to pronounce megacycle (audio)
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