kilohertz


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kil·o·hertz

 (kĭl′ə-hûrts′)
n. Abbr. kHz
A unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz.

kilohertz

(ˈkɪləʊˌhɜːts)
n
(Units) one thousand hertz; one thousand cycles per second. Symbol: kHz

kil•o•hertz

(ˈkɪl əˌhɜrts)

n., pl. -hertz, -hertz•es.
a unit of frequency, equal to 1000 cycles per second. Abbr.: kHz Formerly, kilocycle.

kil·o·hertz

(kĭl′ə-hûrts′)
A unit of frequency equal to 1,000 cycles per second. It is used to express the frequency of radio waves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kilohertz - one thousand periods per second
cycle per second, cycles/second, hertz, Hz, cps, cycle - the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second
Mc, megacycle, megacycle per second, megahertz, MHz - one million periods per second
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
Translations

kilohertz

[ˈkɪləʊˌhɜːts] Nkilohercio m

kilohertz

[ˈkɪləhɜːrts] nkilohertz m

kilohertz

nKilohertz nt

kilohertz

[ˈkɪləʊˌhɜːts] nchilohertz m inv
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It started from 300 meter band 1062 kilohertz in 1980 but currently it runs on FM107.
You don't hear this frequency while you are just walking around during the day because the human hearing range is between about 20 Hertz and 20 kilohertz.
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Based on the latest power conversion circuitry, Blue Diamond high-frequency battery chargers' operating frequency exceeds 100 kilohertz to eliminate a residual oscillation ripple.
Two of the highest-frequency radio components ever made bode well for ushering radio technology into the super-high-speed/high-capacity terahertz bandwidth,Normal radios operate in kilohertz (kHz) and megahertz (MHz) frequencies, bandwidths corresponding to electromagnetic oscillations in the thousands and millions of cycles per second ranges, respectively.
Polar bears, the only other bears scientists have tested, are less sensitive to sounds at or above 14 kilohertz.
For example, an acoustic wave of 100 kilohertz (kHz), traveling through air, has a wavelength of 3.
Our antennas cover the RF spectrum, from kilohertz to gigahertz and support countless mission critical military, air/sea navigation, ILS and voice/data communications applications including High Frequency (HF) antennas, Distributed Antenna System (DAS)/Small Cell antennas, RFID/Electronic Toll antennas, Ground-to-Air antennas, Intelligent Transportation antennas and Instrument Landing System (ILS) antennas.
Sonar systems typically move within the low-frequency range (from the kilohertz range to about 2MHz).
The impact of such systems on marine mammals is not typically analyzed because signals at 200 kilohertz can't be heard by the animals.
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