hertzian hertzian

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the physicist Heinrich Hertz or his work

Usage(s):

  • The one man with the best claim to discovery of radar's principle was the 19th Century German physicist Heinrich Hertz, who in 1887 bounced a hertzian (radio) wave off a zinc .
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