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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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kilohertzkil‧o‧hertz /ˈkɪləhɜːts $ -ɜːr-/ noun (plural kilohertz) [countable] (written abbreviation kHz)  TCBa unit for measuring the frequency of sound waves, especially radio signals, equal to 1,000 hertz
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kilohertzLike a metronome, every five seconds the submersible generates an acoustic tracking pulse at 8. 1 kilohertz.Igfets have strange characteristics, which mean that they are not much use at frequencies of below a few kilohertz.With the values used, the frequency is several kilohertz but is in no way critical for this present purpose.
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