Word forms: (plural) hertz
(Electrical engineering: General) A hertz is a measure of frequency, equal to one cycle per second. ⇒ Your wall outlet gives 60 hertz of alternating current electricity in the USA. ⇒ Computer processors are commonly referred to by the speed that the CPU can process computer instructions per second measured in hertz and are one of the primary selling points of a computer. ⇒ A hertz is a measure of frequency, equal to one cycle per second.
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