Meaning of kilocycle

kil•o•cy•cle

Pronunciation: (kil'u-sī"kul), [key]
— n.
  1. a unit equal to 1000 cycles: used esp. in radio as 1000 cycles per second for expressing the frequency of electromagnetic waves; kilohertz. The term kilohertz is now preferred in technical use. Abbr.: kc
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