Meaning of hertz


Pronunciation: (hûrts), [key]
— pl. hertz, hertz•es.
  1. the SI unit of frequency, equal to one cycle per second. Abbr.: Hz


Pronunciation: (hûrts, hârts Ger. herts), [key]
— n.
  1. 1887–1975, German physicist: Nobel prize 1925.
  2. 1857–94, German physicist.
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