kilocycle


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kilocycle

short for kilocycle per second: a former unit of frequency equal to 1 kilohertz

kilocycle

[′kil·ə‚sī·kəl]
(physics)
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Today, "high frequency" radio is defined as beginning at three megahertz--or three thousand kilocycles per second (kcs), in the parlance of the 1920s.
21] Experimental Standard Frequency Broadcast on 60 Kilocycles, Nat.
In December of 1924, the station was moved to 1,150 kilocycles; in June of 1927, the station was required to move to 1,000 kilocycles and in 1928, the station was required to move to 1,230 kilocycles ("History," 1933; Frost, 1937).
I push a button, and for 20 minutes the device sends 10,000 kilocycles per second into my bone fracture.