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Noun: hertz  hurts
  1. The unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second
    - Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cycle, cycles per second
Noun: Hertz  hurts
  1. German physicist who with James Franck proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Bohr (1887-1975)
    - Gustav Hertz, Gustav Ludwig Hertz
     
  2. German physicist who was the first to produce electromagnetic waves artificially (1857-1894)
    - Heinrich Hertz, Heinrich Rudolph Hertz

Sounds like: hike, haik, haertz, h

Derived forms: hertzes

Type of: nuclear physicist, physicist, rate

Part of: kc, kHz, kilocycle, kilocycle per second, kilohertz

Encyclopedia: Hertz, Heinrich Rudolf