HyperDic: hertz

English > 3 senses of the word hertz / Hertz:
NOUNtimehertz, Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cyclethe unit of frequency
person Hertz, Heinrich Hertz, Heinrich Rudolph HertzGerman physicist who was the first to produce electromagnetic waves artificially (1857-1894)
person Hertz, Gustav Hertz, Gustav Ludwig HertzGerman physicist who with James Franck proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Bohr (1887-1975)
hertz / Hertz > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rts; hher'ts
Rhymescomforts ... Roberts: 5 rhymes with erts...
English > hertz: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second.
SynonymsHz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cycle
Part ofkilohertz, kHz, kilocycle per second, kilocycle, kcOne thousand periods per second
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Spanishciclo por segundo, cps, cs, hercio, hertz, Hz
Catalancicle per segon, cps, cs, hertz, Hz
English > Hertz: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningGerman physicist who was the first to produce electromagnetic waves artificially (1857-1894).
SynonymsHeinrich Hertz, Heinrich Rudolph Hertz
Instance ofphysicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishHeinrich Hertz, Heinrich Rudolph Hertz, Hertz
CatalanHeinrich Hertz, Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, Heinrich Rudolph Hertz, Hertz
AdjectivesHertzianof or relating to the physicist Heinrich Hertz or his work
English > Hertz: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningGerman physicist who with James Franck proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Bohr (1887-1975).
SynonymsGustav Hertz, Gustav Ludwig Hertz
Instance ofnuclear physicistA physicist who specializes in nuclear physics
SpanishGustav Hertz, Gustav Ludwig Hertz
CatalanGustav Hertz, Gustav Ludwig Hertz
AdjectivesHertzianof or relating to the physicist Heinrich Hertz or his work

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