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gigahertz

[′gig·ə‚hərts]
(communications)
Unit of frequency equal to 109 hertz. Abbreviated GHz. Also known as gigacycle (gc); kilomegacycle; kilomegahertz.
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GigaHertz

(unit)
(GHz) Billions of cycles per second.

The unit of frequency used to measure the clock rate of modern digital logic, including microprocessors.
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gigahertz

One billion cycles per second. See GHz.
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