Hertz
Hertz Hertz, n. [from the German physicist Heinrich Hertz.] 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. [PJC]

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  • hertz — HERTZ, hertzi, s.m. (fiz.) Unitate de măsură pentru frecvenţă, egală cu frecvenţa unei mişcări periodice a cărei perioadă este de o secundă; ciclu pe secundă. [pr.: herţ. – abr.: Hz] – Din germ. Hertz (n. pr.), fr. hertz. Trimis de gall,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Hertz — steht für: Hertz (Einheit), die physikalische Einheit für die Frequenz The Hertz Corporation, das weltweit größte Automobilvermietungs Unternehmen Hertz (Familienname), einen Familiennamen Hertz (Band), eine Zürcher Band (16761) Hertz, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hertz — [ ɛrts ] n. m. • 1930; du nom du physicien all. Hertz ♦ Métrol. Unité de mesure de fréquence d un phénomène périodique (symb.Hz). ⇒ kilohertz, mégahertz. hertz n. m. PHYS Unité de fréquence (symbole Hz). 1 Hz est la fréquence d un phénomène dont… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hertz — hèrtz s.m.inv. TS fis. unità di misura della frequenza, pari a un periodo al secondo (simb. Hz) {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1937. ETIMO: da Hertz, nome del fisico tedesco Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857 94) …   Dizionario italiano

  • hertz — [hə:ts US hə:rts] n plural hertz written abbreviation Hz [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Heinrich Hertz (1857 94), German scientist who worked on energy waves] a unit for measuring the ↑frequency of ↑sound waves …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hertz — [hʉrts] n. pl. hertz [after HERTZ Heinrich Rudolf] the basic unit of frequency in the ST system, equal to one cycle per second: abbrev. Hz …   English World dictionary

  • Hertz — Hertz, 1) Henrik, dän. Dichter, geb. 27. Aug. 1797 (1798) in Kopenhagen, gest. daselbst 25. Febr. 1870, wurde nach dem frühen Tode seiner Eltern von dem bekannten Großhändler Nathanson erzogen, wo seine früh erwachende Neigung zur Poesie und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • *hertz — ● hertz nom masculin (de H. Hertz, nom propre) Unité de fréquence (symbole Hz) équivalant à la fréquence d un phénomène périodique dont la période est 1 seconde …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hertz — [ hɜrts ] (plural hertz) noun count a unit for measuring sound and radio waves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Hertz — unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second, 1928, named in reference to German physicist Heinrich Hertz (1857 1894) …   Etymology dictionary

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