megahertz

noun
mega·​hertz | \ ˈme-gə-ˌhərts How to pronounce megahertz (audio) , -ˌherts \
plural megahertz

Definition of megahertz

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

Examples of megahertz in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's an ongoing auction to open up an additional 280 megahertz of space in the mid-band spectrum, which has so far raised a record $80 billion, a senior FCC official told CBS News. Musadiq Bidar, CBS News, "2021 will be the year of 5G's rapid deployment. But it will be years before the full benefits are unlocked," 14 Jan. 2021 In July 2018, an FRB that hit Earth was nearly 200 megahertz lower than any other radio burst ever detected. Chris Ciaccia, Fox News, "Mystery radio signal in deep space shows activity exactly when scientists expected," 26 Aug. 2020 In July 2018, an FRB that hit Earth was nearly 200 megahertz lower than any other radio burst ever detected. Chris Ciaccia, Fox News, "Mystery radio signal in deep space shows activity exactly when scientists expected," 26 Aug. 2020 In July 2018, an FRB that hit Earth was nearly 200 megahertz lower than any other radio burst ever detected. Chris Ciaccia, Fox News, "Mystery radio signal in deep space shows activity exactly when scientists expected," 26 Aug. 2020 In July 2018, an FRB that hit Earth was nearly 200 megahertz lower than any other radio burst ever detected. Chris Ciaccia, Fox News, "Mystery radio signal in deep space shows activity exactly when scientists expected," 26 Aug. 2020 In July 2018, an FRB that hit Earth was nearly 200 megahertz lower than any other radio burst ever detected. Chris Ciaccia, Fox News, "Mystery radio signal in deep space shows activity exactly when scientists expected," 26 Aug. 2020 In July 2018, an FRB that hit Earth was nearly 200 megahertz lower than any other radio burst ever detected. Chris Ciaccia, Fox News, "Mystery radio signal in deep space shows activity exactly when scientists expected," 26 Aug. 2020 In July 2018, an FRB that hit Earth was nearly 200 megahertz lower than any other radio burst ever detected. Chris Ciaccia, Fox News, "Mystery radio signal in deep space shows activity exactly when scientists expected," 26 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of megahertz

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for megahertz

mega- + hertz

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The first known use of megahertz was in 1941

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22 Jan 2021

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“Megahertz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megahertz. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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megahertz

noun
How to pronounce megahertz (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of megahertz

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

megahertz

noun
mega·​hertz | \ ˈmeg-ə-ˌhərts How to pronounce megahertz (audio) \

Medical Definition of megahertz

: one million hertz abbreviation MHz

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