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kilohertz

[ kil-uh-hurts ]
/ 藞k瑟l 蓹藢h蓽rts /
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noun, plural kil路o路hertz, kil路o路hertz路es.Physics.
a unit of frequency, equal to 1000 cycles per second. Abbreviation: kHz
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Origin of kilohertz

First recorded in 1925鈥30; kilo- + hertz
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British Dictionary definitions for kilohertz

kilohertz
/ (藞k瑟l蓹蕣藢h蓽藧ts) /

noun
one thousand hertz; one thousand cycles per secondSymbol: kHz
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Scientific definitions for kilohertz

kilohertz
[ k沫l蓹-h没rts鈥 ]

A unit of frequency equal to 1,000 cycles per second (1,000 hertz). It is used in the measurement of radio, sound, and other waves.
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