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megahertz

 (MHz) [meg´ah-hertz]
one million (106) hertz.

MHz

Symbol for megahertz.

MHz

megahertz; one million (106) hertz.

MHz

abbreviation for megahertz.

MHz

A measurement of clock speed for computers, which is related to the efficiency of the circuit design and the microprocessor.

MHz

Megahertz Computers A measurement of clock speed for computers, related to the efficiency of the circuit design and the microprocessor. Cf MIPS.

MHz

Abbreviation for megahertz.
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