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English definition of “hertz”

hertz

noun [C] uk   /hɜːts/ us    /hɝːts/ (plural hertz) (written abbreviation Hz)
a unit for measuring the number of cycles (= events that are repeated) which happen every second, used especially in electronics Miscellaneous units of measurementElectricity and electronics
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