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OTHER WORDS FROM HertzHertz·i·an [hurt-see-uhn, hairt-], /ˈhɜrt si ən, ˈhɛərt-/, adjective
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Hertz shares rallied more than 500 percent in the first half of 2021 as investors bet on the company’s successful rebound from bankruptcy.
Brain emissions at around 8 to 12 hertz, for example, form the alpha wave pattern associated with sleep.Brain’s ‘Background Noise’ May Hold Clues to Persistent Mysteries|Elizabeth Landau|February 8, 2021|Quanta Magazine
But, Hertz advises caution because many startups are resource-constrained.DTC brands are preparing for nightmare holiday shipping delays and out of stocks|Anna Hensel|December 4, 2020|Digiday
So Nissan developed a material that blocks sounds between 500 and 1200 hertz—the range encompasses noises like tires rolling across the ground and engine rumbles—but that weighs just one-quarter of the most popular dampening options.The 100 greatest innovations of 2020|Popular Science Staff|December 2, 2020|Popular-Science
To try to assess the change in human-caused seismic noise due to the lockdowns, Lecocq and his colleagues focused on seismic signals with frequencies between 4 and 14 hertz.COVID-19 lockdowns dramatically reduced seismic noise from humans|Carolyn Gramling|July 23, 2020|Science News
There is a pro version that costs $49 per year and comes with Hertz Gold and Regus membership.The Best Travel Apps for Road Warriors|Matthew Kepnes|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
All of the above has been documented in detail by legal expert Eli Hertz.Are Critics Of Israeli Occupation Getting Nervous?|David Suissa|March 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Microsoft-Yahoo becomes a genuine Pepsi to Google's Coke, Burger King to their McDonalds, Avis to their Hertz.Microsoft's Prison Yard Conquest|Douglas Rushkoff|July 29, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Then I went to a Boston Hertz office and rented a car and drove to Cape Cod for the weekend.My Conversation with John Updike|Barbara Probst Solomon|January 29, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Hertz, of Berlin, has just published a book which we think can hardly fail of a speedy reproduction in both English and French.
In 1888 Hertz proved by his experiments that ether waves having the same velocity as light could be produced in this way.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
Now a million per second gives a wave-length somewhere about what Hertz wanted, so he arranged his apparatus as just described.
Thus Hertz discovered how to make the waves which Clerk-Maxwell had predicted and also how to detect them when made.
Now several scientific men had suggested, before Hertz's time, that when that occurred something else happened too.
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British Dictionary definitions for hertz (2 of 2)
Derived forms of HertzHertzian, adjective
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The international unit of frequency: one cycle per second. The abbreviation for hertz is Hz.