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What does kHZ stand for?

kHZ stands for Kilohertz (1000 Hertz)

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5 and 50 kilohertz to relieve chronic leg or back pain without triggering a tingling buzzing sensation known as paresthesia.
More than 1,000 studies were reviewed by Afsset, focussing on mobile phones, Wifi emitters, microwave ovens, cordless home phones and other gadgets that use frequencies of between 9 kilohertz (kHz) and 300 gigahertz (gHz).
Using equipment designed to study the very high-pitched bleeps that bats make, scientists have found that the frog calls also include very high-pitched chirps that topped 20 kilohertz (20,000 cycles per second)--sound frequencies that people can't hear.
His lyrical, informal prose is accompanied by scientific diagrams of pitches and notes--musical transcriptions written in kilohertz rather than eighth notes.
Bat cries are ultrasonic, above the range of human hearing, or about 15 kilohertz (one kilohertz equals 1,000 hertz, or 1,000 cycles per second).
By comparison, a typical AM radio station operates in the kilohertz (kHz) range, or thousands of cycles per second.