hertz


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to hertz: enterprise, budget, Avis

hertz

 (Hz) [herts]
the SI unit of frequency, equal to one cycle per second.

Hertz

(hārts),
Heinrich R., German physicist, 1857-1894. See: hertz, hertzian experiments.

hertz (Hz),

(herts),
A unit of measure of frequency equivalent to 1 cycle/sec; this term should not be used for radial (circular) frequency or for angular velocity, in which cases the term sec-1 should be used.
[H.R. Hertz]

hertz

(Hz) (herts) the SI unit of frequency, equal to one cycle per second.

hertz (Hz)

[hurts, herts]
Etymology: Heinrich R. Hertz, German physicist, 1857-1894
a unit of measurement of wave frequency equal to 1 cycle per second.

hertz

The standard SI (International System) unit of frequency, which is equal to 1 cycle/second.

hertz

(Hz) (hĕrts)
A unit of sound or alternating current frequency, 1 Hz is equivalent to 1 cycle per second.
[H.R. Hertz]

hertz (Hz)

the SI UNIT of frequency measuring cycles per second.

Hertz,

Heinrich R., German physicist, 1857-1894.
hertz - a unit of frequency equivalent to 1 cycle per second.
hertzian experiments - experiments demonstrating that electromagnetic induction is propagated in waves analogous to waves of light but not affecting the retina.

hertz

; Hz unit denoting rate of oscillation about the mean; 1 Hz is equivalent to 1 oscillation per second; the 'pill-rolling' tremor that characterizes parkinsonism is 4-6 Hz

hertz

A unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second. Symbol: Hz.

hertz

a unit of frequency, equal to one cycle per second; symbol, Hz.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Hertz is one of the largest worldwide airport general use vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world.
The Hertz 24/7 service will be extended to more than 2,000 locations by year end and currently has a fleet of 35,000 vehicles (cars, mini-vans, vans and SUVs) equipped for 24/7 rentals, a company statement said.
Our Privilege Club members have even more options for taking advantage of Hertz promotions for short breaks or holidays year-round.
To communicate Living Journey to its stakeholders, Hertz has launched a sustainability website (http://www.
The new additions, created by Hertz and leading app development agency Grapple Mobile, complement the car rental provider's iPhone app and mobile website www.
Hertz is currently being assessed for ISO14001:2004--Environmental Management Systems and ISO18001:2007--Occupational Health & Safety.
Hertz, the largest publicly traded rental-car company, on May 9 offered to buy Dollar Thrifty for cash and stock in an effort to top a bid by Parsippany, New Jersey-based Avis.
Michel Taride, President of Hertz Europe Ltd and Executive Vice President of Hertz Corporation, announced the move today during his first visit to the UAE when he also outlined plans to increase support to the Middle East's 11 Hertz franchisees.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-12 May 2008-IBM signs five year global IT contract with The Hertz Corporation(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Whether you're planning a camping holiday with friends or a road trip around the UK, Hertz is there to make your holiday travel experience as effortless as possible.
Thanks to Simonitsch and fellow juniors Joe De Pinto, Brett Hertz and Andrew Sember, the baseball team won't have to worry about flying under the radar any longer.