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hertz

noun \ˈhərts, ˈherts\

: a unit used for measuring the frequency of sound waves

plural hertz

Full Definition of HERTZ

:  a unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second —abbreviation Hz

Origin of HERTZ

Heinrich R. Hertz
First Known Use: circa 1928

Rhymes with HERTZ

Hertz

biographical name \ˈherts, ˈhərts\

Definition of HERTZ

Gustav Ludwig 1887–1975 Ger. physicist

Hertz

biographical name

Definition of HERTZ

Heinrich Rudolf 1857–1894 Ger. physicist

hertz

noun \ˈhərts, ˈherts\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HERTZ

:  a unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second—abbreviation Hz

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