# Definitions for HERTZhɜrts, hɛərtshertz

### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:2.0 / 1 vote

1. hertz, Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cyclenoun

the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second

2. Hertz, Heinrich Hertz, Heinrich Rudolph Hertznoun

German physicist who was the first to produce electromagnetic waves artificially (1857-1894)

3. Hertz, Gustav Hertz, Gustav Ludwig Hertznoun

German physicist who with James Franck proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Bohr (1887-1975)

### GCIDERate this definition:5.0 / 1 vote

1. Hertznoun

a unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second; it is abbreviated Hz. It is commonly used to specify the frequency of radio waves, and also the clock frequencies in digital computers. For these applications, kilohertz and megahertz are the most commonly used units, derived from hertz.

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1. hertznoun

In the International System of Units, the derived unit of frequency; one (period or cycle of any periodic event) per second. Symbol: Hz

2. Etymology: Named after the German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz.

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1. Hertz

The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI), equivalent to one event (or cycle) per second. The hertz is an SI derived unit whose expression in terms of SI base units is s−1, meaning that one hertz is the reciprocal of one second. It is named after Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857–1894), the first person to provide conclusive proof of the existence of electromagnetic waves. Hertz are commonly expressed in multiples: kilohertz (kHz), megahertz (MHz), gigahertz (GHz), terahertz (THz). Some of the unit's most common uses are in the description of periodic waveforms and musical tones, particularly those used in radio- and audio-related applications. It is also used to describe the clock speeds at which computers and other electronics are driven. The units are sometimes also used as a representation of the energy of a photon, via the Planck relation E = hν, where E is the photon's energy, ν is its frequency, and h is the Planck constant.

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1. hertz

Hertz (Hz) is the unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI). It is defined as one cycle per second. This unit is used to measure wave frequencies, such as sound waves, light waves, and radio waves. It is named after Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, a German physicist who made significant contributions to the study of electromagnetism.

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1. Hertz

The hertz is the SI unit of frequency defined as the number of cycles per second of a periodic phenomenon. One of its most common uses is the description of the sine wave, particularly those used in radio and audio applications, such as the frequency of musical tones. The word "hertz" is named for Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, who was the first to conclusively prove the existence of electromagnetic waves.

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1. HERTZ

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hertz is ranked #7788 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

The Hertz surname appeared 4,257 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Hertz.

93.8% or 3,997 total occurrences were White.
2.4% or 104 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.5% or 64 total occurrences were Black.
1.2% or 55 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.4% or 19 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.4% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of HERTZ in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of HERTZ in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

### Examples of HERTZ in a Sentence

1. Electric vehicles are now mainstream, and we've only just begun to see rising global demand and interest, the new Hertz is going to lead the way as a mobility company, starting with the largest EV rental fleet in North America and a commitment to grow our EV fleet.

2. Normal speech patterns only have slight differences in loudness, between 4 and 5 Hertz (sound wave cycles per second), but screams can modulate very fast, varying between 30 and 150 Hertz.

3. This should be viewed no differently than if you decide to rent a Hertz rent-a-car for a day, we don't think from this perspective cities would have a real motivation to want to regulate these any differently than they do cars.

4. I have been an investor and supporter of Hertz( HTZ) since 2014. Unfortunately because of Covid-19 which has caused an extremely rapid and substantial decrease in travel, Hertz has encountered major financial difficulties.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

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## Translations for HERTZ

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• ヘルツ
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