Definition of Kilohertz

1. Noun. One thousand periods per second.

Exact synonyms: Kc, Khz, Kilocycle, Kilocycle Per Second
Terms within: Cps, Cycle, Cycle Per Second, Cycles/second, Hertz, Hz
Group relationships: Mc, Megacycle, Megacycle Per Second, Megahertz, Mhz
Generic synonyms: Rate



Definition of Kilohertz

1. Noun. A unit of frequency equal to one thousand cycles per second; one thousand hertz ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kilohertz

1. [n -HERTZ or -HERTZES]

Medical Definition of Kilohertz

1. A unit of frequency equal to 103 hertz. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kilohertz

kilogallon
kilogallons
kilogauss
kilogausses
kilogram
kilogram-meter
kilogram-meters
kilogram-metre
kilogram calorie
kilogram calories
kilogramme
kilogrammes
kilograms
kilogray
kilograys
kilohertz (current term)
kilohertzes
kilohm
kilohms
kilojoule
kilojoules
kilokatal
kilokatals
kiloliter
kiloliters
kilolitre
kilolitres
kilolumen
kilomaser
kilomasers

Literary usage of Kilohertz

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1. Telecommunications: Better Coordination and Enhanced Accountability Needed by Peter F. Guerrero (2003)
"... waves (including very low frequency [VLF], low frequency [LF], and medium frequency [MF]) are located from 3 kilohertz (kHz) to 3 megahertz (MHz). ..."

2. The Cosmic Inventor: Reginald Aubrey Fessenden (1866-1932) by Frederick Seitz (1999)
"The individual who carried on the development there was EFW Alexanderson, who eventually produced a 200 kilowatt version that could operate at 100 kilohertz ..."

3. False Patriots: The Threat of Antigovernment Extremists by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"A shortwave radio station (11950 kilohertz) that features programming hosted by ... A worldwide, shortwave radio station (7355 kilohertz) that carries ..."

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