Meaning of FREQUENCY in English

FREQUENCY

transcription, транскрипция: [ fri:kwənsi ]

( frequencies)

1.

The frequency of an event is the number of times it happens during a particular period.

The frequency of Kara’s phone calls increased rapidly...

The tanks broke down with increasing frequency.

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2.

In physics, the frequency of a sound wave or a radio wave is the number of times it vibrates within a specified period of time.

You can’t hear waves of such a high frequency.

...a frequency of 24 kilohertz.

...low frequency waves.

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