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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement, Physics
hertzhertz /hɜːts $ hɜːrts/ noun (plural hertz) [countable] (written abbreviation Hz)  TMa unit for measuring the frequency of sound waves
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hertzTo get to 40 hertz and beyond requires a subwoofer.The most powerful vibrations from a quake range from 0.5 hertz to about 5 hertz.The most bothersome and fatiguing noise, these low-pitched hums, are usually from 30 to 1,500 hertz.The variation is tiny: just one hertz in a billion.
HertzHertz trademark  an international company that provides cars for people to rent
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