What is another word for hertz?

52 synonyms found


[ hˈɜːts], [ hˈɜːts], [ h_ˈɜː_t_s]

Hertz is the unit of frequency that measures the number of waves that pass through a specific point in one second. Though Hertz is a widely accepted term in the field of physics, there are several synonyms that can be used interchangeably. The most common synonyms for Hertz include cycles per second, kilohertz, megahertz, gigahertz, and terahertz. Cycles per second is the oldest and the earliest term for Hertz, while kilohertz is a unit that is 1000 times greater than a hertz and is commonly used in radio communication. Megahertz and gigahertz, on the other hand, are used to measure frequency in high-speed computer and communication systems, and terahertz is used in the field of spectroscopy and imaging.

How to use "Hertz" in context?

The units of measurement in frequency are hertz (Hz). Hz is the unit of frequency that is abbreviated as "Hz." One hertz is equal to 1/1000 of a second. Hertz is also the name of the unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI).

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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular
      hz, HERZ.
    • Noun, singular or mass

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