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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation hertz

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  • noun metrology The symbol for hertz, a unit of frequency.

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  • noun the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second

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Examples

  • The experimenters tested a range of frequencies between 5 and 500 Hz and found that ~50 Hz is the ’sweet spot’ for snuffing a flame.

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  • Fakat henz mslman olmam olan Yesribliler'in Hz. Peygamber ile anlamalarna bir trl anlam veremiyorlard.

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  • Fakat henz mslman olmam olan Yesribliler'in Hz. Peygamber ile anlamalarna bir trl anlam veremiyorlard.

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  • The device, which looks like a pair of glasses without lenses, has a nose piece that vibrates at a rate of 7,000 Hz, which is claimed to excite local growth of nasal cartilage.

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  • The default "tick" on FreeBSD is 1000 Hz, which is far greater than what a virtual machine can keep up with accurately, 100Hz is more reasonable value.

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  • Different types of cell phones have different levels of interference, as well: Those that use the GSM standard (AT&T and T-Mobile in the U.S., and pretty much the rest of the world's cell providers except those in Japan and South Korea, I believe) "pulse" at 217 Hz, which is easily picked up as that "dzzt … dzzt … dzzt … dzzzzzzzt" interference on even moderately shielded electronics.

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  • When wandering albatrosses take off from the sea surface, they flap their wings at frequencies of 2. 9-3.4 Hz, which is higher than the flapping frequencies observed during cruising flight (2. 5-2.7 Hz).

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  • Different types of cell phones have different levels of interference, as well: Those that use the GSM standard (AT&T and T-Mobile in the U.S., and pretty much the rest of the world's cell providers except those in Japan and South Korea, I believe) "pulse" at 217 Hz, which is easily picked up as that "dzzt … dzzt … dzzt … dzzzzzzzt" interference on even moderately shielded electronics.

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  • • The frequency of the standard pitch A above middle C is usually defined as 440 Hz, that is, 440 cycles per second and known as concert pitch, to which an orchestra tunes.

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  • When wandering albatrosses take off from the sea surface, they flap their wings at frequencies of 2. 9-3.4 Hz, which is higher than the flapping frequencies observed during cruising flight (2. 5-2.7 Hz).

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