Word forms: (plural) gigahertz
noun (Electrical engineering: General) A gigahertz is a measure of frequency equivalent to one billion hertz or cycles per second. ⇒ In the early 21st century, 2.4 gigahertz transmissions have become increasingly utilized in high-end control of model vehicles and aircraft. ⇒ The term Radio Frequency means an electromagnetic signal at frequencies in the range extending from below 3 kilohertz to 300 gigahertz, which includes radio and television transmission. ⇒ A gigahertz is a measure of frequency equivalent to one billion hertz or cycles per second.
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