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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The unit of frequency.

Usage examples (38)
  • The book briefly vibrates at eighteen hertz, which is the resonant frequency of the human eyeball.
  • (A hertz is a unit for measuring frequency at which power is transmitted from a plant to the user.)
  • Nowadays, the standard unit of frequency is known as the hertz, abbreviated Hz. Thus, 1 Hz.¼ 1 cps, 10 Hz.¼
  • Its call is at 52 hertz, which is roughly that of New Scientist informs us that blue whales call out at 15-20 hertz. for more
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  • Increasing the "hertz" (an electrical unit of frequency) of the electric sensor "hurts" (causes pain or suffering) the accuracy of the research.
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