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cycles per second

The number of times an event or set of events is repeated in a second. See Hertz.

frequency

The number of oscillations per second (a) of the current or voltage in an alternating-current electric circuit, or (b) of a sound wave, or (c) of a vibrating solid object; expressed in hertz (abbr. Hz) or in cycles per second (abbr. cps).
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8 gigahertz, or billions of cycles per second, are designed to power the world's fastest desktop personal computers.
Under test conditions, typical silicon-based transistors such as those in Pentium microprocessors run at about 50 billion to 100 billion cycles per second, or gigahertz (GHz).
It has built a one-transducer time-reversal mirror that Fink says is intended for microwaves at the cell-phone frequency of 2 billion cycles per second (gigaherz).
1 MHz indicates one million cycles per second, so an 800 MHz component executes 800 million cycles per second.
Simics models standard processors and devices at a behavioral level at speeds of up to billions of cycles per second, enabling broad software development and testing to be carried out on a fully-virtual platform.
Gamma oscillations reflect the synchronous activity of large interconnected networks of neurons, firing together at frequencies ranging from 20 to 80 cycles per second.
Together, the two tools enable co-simulation with performance of about 1500 cycles per second, when fully communicating with a hardware simulator.
14] cycles per second, roughly 56 octaves below middle C.
Fully cycle-accurate simulations can be run at speeds reaching millions of cycles per second.
It has a frequency of 396 cycles per second, and is also associated with a "magnetic field strength equal to 100,000 power gauss.
Human beings can hear sounds up to 16 kilohertz (kHz), or 16 thousand cycles per second.
The server also delivers up to one million cycles per second and capacity up to 50 million gates and 12 GBytes of memory.