Definition of kilocycle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪləˌsʌɪk(ə)l/
(abbreviation kc)


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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