terahertz


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ter·a·hertz

 (tĕr′ə-hûrts′)
n. Abbr. THz
One trillion (1012) hertz.

terahertz

(ˈtɛrəˌhɜːts)
n
(Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering a large unit of electrical frequency equal to one million million hertz
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Noun1.terahertz - one trillion 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"
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