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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.
hertzThe standard SI (International System) unit of frequency, which is equal to 1 cycle/second.
A unit of sound or alternating current frequency, 1 Hz is equivalent to 1 cycle per second.
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.
A unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second. Symbol: Hz.