Definition of megahertz in English:

megahertz

Syllabification: meg·a·hertz
Pronunciation: /ˈmeɡəˌhərts
 
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(abbreviation: MHz)

noun (plural same)

One million hertz, especially as a measure of the frequency of radio transmissions or the clock speed of a computer.
More example sentences
  • The switching frequency of 1 megahertz makes it possible to select a small external component.
  • The bandwidth of 100 megahertz was divided up into 256 closely adjacent carrier frequencies that do not interfere with one another.
  • The speed of processors, usually known as clock speed, is measured in megahertz or these days in gigahertz (GHz).

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