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hertz (HURTS) (noun)
In telecommunications, a unit used to describe the frequency of occurrence of an electromagnetic wave equal to one cycle per second: Hertz (Hz) is a term used by and understood by radio technicians to describe electromagnetic activity.
hurts (HURTS) (verb)
Third person, singular, meaning causing pain, discomfort, or suffering: It hurts Fred's feet when he wears shoes that are too small.
Maggie said that it hurts her head to try to understand the importance of hertz in the telecommunications world because she has to think so hard.
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