gigahertz


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gig·a·hertz

 (gĭg′ə-hûrtz′, jĭg′-)
n. Abbr. GHz
A unit of frequency equal to one billion (109) hertz. Also called gigacycle.

gigahertz

(ˈɡɪɡəˌhɜːts; ˈdʒɪɡ-)
n, pl -hertz
(Units) a unit of frequency equal to 109 hertz. Symbol: GHz
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gigahertz - 1,000,000,000 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

gigahertz

nGigahertz nt
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FTSE 100-listed Vodafone secured 90 megahertz of spectrum in the 3.6 gigahertz band and a further 40 megahertz in the 2,100 megahertz spectrum.
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