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English definition of “hertz”

hertz

noun [C]     /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 → See also kilohertz, megahertzMiscellaneous units of measurementElectricity and electronics
(Definition of hertz noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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