Meaning of FREQUENCY in English

FREQUENCY

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈfrē-kwən(t)-sē ]

noun

( plural -cies )

Date: 1600

1. : the fact or condition of occurring frequently

2.

a. : the number of times that a periodic function repeats the same sequence of values during a unit variation of the independent variable

b. : the number, proportion, or percentage of items in a particular category in a set of data

3. : the number of repetitions of a periodic process in a unit of time: as

a. : the number of complete alternations per second of an alternating current

b. : the number of complete oscillations per second of energy (as sound or electromagnetic radiation) in the form of waves

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