noun, plural hertz, hertz·es.
Origin of hertz
Definition for hertz (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for hertz
There is a pro version that costs $49 per year and comes with Hertz Gold and Regus membership.
Under a lowering sky, the entourage crowds into two Hertz station wagons for the sixty mile drive to Las Cruces.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Microsoft-Yahoo becomes a genuine Pepsi to Google's Coke, Burger King to their McDonalds, Avis to their Hertz.
In like manner Hertz was led to the discovery of the electro-magnetic waves.The Law and the Word|Thomas Troward
It was in 1888 that Hertz made this discovery of a way to detect long electric waves.Marvels of Scientific Invention|Thomas W. Corbin
Dr. Hertz recently reported one not only with its stomach full of food, but with its mouth full, too.Illogical Geology|George McCready Price
We may say that the transmitting aerial, the receiving aerial and the earth form one gigantic Hertz oscillator.Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy|John Ambrose Fleming
Its success was overwhelming; but Hertz preserved his anonymity, and the secret was not known until many years later.
British Dictionary definitions for hertz (1 of 2)
noun plural hertz
Word Origin for hertz
British Dictionary definitions for hertz (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for hertz
unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second, 1928, named in reference to German physicist Heinrich Hertz (1857-1894).