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gigahertz

[ gig-uh-hurts, jig- ]
/ 藞g瑟g 蓹藢h蓽rts, 藞d蕭瑟g- /
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noun, plural gi路ga路hertz, gi路ga路hertz路es.
one billion hertz. Abbreviation: GHz
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Origin of gigahertz

First recorded in 1960鈥65; giga- + hertz
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British Dictionary definitions for gigahertz

gigahertz
/ (藞伞瑟伞蓹藢h蓽藧ts, 藞d蕭瑟伞-) /

noun plural -hertz
a unit of frequency equal to 10 9 hertzSymbol: GHz
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Scientific definitions for gigahertz

gigahertz
[ g沫g蓹-h没rtz鈥 ]

A unit of frequency equal to one billion (109) hertz.
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