Hertz
I. biographical name Gustav Ludwig 1887-1975 German physicist II. biographical name Heinrich Rudolf 1857-1894 German physicist

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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 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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