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A unit of frequency equal to one million hertz.
- ‘The speed of processors, usually known as clock speed, is measured in megahertz or these days in gigahertz (GHz).’
- ‘The tiny dimensions of the device allowed it to vibrate quickly, achieving a millions-of-cycles-per-second frequency of 23.57 megahertz.’
- ‘The switching frequency of 1 megahertz makes it possible to select a small external component.’
- ‘Processor speed, which is measured in megahertz is only one factor affecting the performance of a computer.’
- ‘The bandwidth of 100 megahertz was divided up into 256 closely adjacent carrier frequencies that do not interfere with one another.’
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