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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hertz, Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cycle(noun)

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

  2. Hertz, Heinrich Hertz, Heinrich Rudolph Hertz(noun)

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

  3. Hertz, Gustav Hertz, Gustav Ludwig Hertz(noun)

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

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  1. Hertz(n.)

    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.

    Etymology: [from the German physicist Heinrich Hertz.]

Wiktionary

  1. hertz(Noun)

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

    Etymology: Named after the German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz.

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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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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

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    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.

  2. Luc Arnal:

    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.

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