Definition of kilocycle in English:


(also kc)


  • A former measure of frequency, equivalent to 1 kilohertz.

    • ‘Previously, the Waldorf's radio system covered only the standard broadcast band of 550 to 1500 kilocycles.’
    • ‘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).’
    • ‘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.’