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kilocycle Syllabification: kil·o·cy·cle
Pronunciation: /ˈkiləˌsīkəl/
(abbreviation: kc)

Definition of kilocycle in English:


A former measure of frequency, equivalent to 1 kilohertz.
Example sentences
  • Even if codes could be completely debugged, million-cell memories could never be counted upon, digitally, to behave consistently from one kilocycle to the next.
  • The octave differs from the kilocycle in that each octave contains twice as many cycles as the previous one (or half as many as the following one).
  • Previously, the Waldorf's radio system covered only the standard broadcast band of 550 to 1500 kilocycles.
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