kilo hertz

kilohertz

[kil-uh-hurts]
noun, plural kilohertz, kilohertzes. Physics.
a unit of frequency, equal to 1000 cycles per second. Abbreviation: kHz
Compare kilocycle.


Origin:
1925–30; kilo- + hertz

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kilohertz (ˈkɪləʊˌhɜːts)
 
n
kHz one thousand hertz; one thousand cycles per second

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kilohertz   (kĭl'ə-hûrts')  Pronunciation Key 
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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