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hertz

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noun \ˈhərts, ˈherts\

Simple Definition of hertz

  • : a unit used for measuring the frequency of sound waves

Full Definition of hertz

plural hertz

  1. :  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

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biographical name \ˈherts, ˈhərts\

Definition of Hertz

  1. Gustav Ludwig 1887–1975 Ger. physicist




Hertz

biographical name

Definition of Hertz

  1. Heinrich Rudolf 1857–1894 Ger. physicist




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hertz

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noun \ˈhərts, ˈherts\

Medical Definition of hertz

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




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