Associations to the word «Frequency»


FREQUENCY, noun. (uncountable) The rate of occurrence of anything; the relationship between incidence and time period.
FREQUENCY, noun. (uncountable) The property of occurring often rather than infrequently.
FREQUENCY, noun. (countable) The quotient of the number of times \(n\) a periodic phenomenon occurs over the time \(t\) in which it occurs: \(f = n / t\).
FREQUENCY, noun. (statistics) number of times an event occurred in an experiment (absolute frequency)
FREQUENCY ASSIGNMENT, noun. (telecommunications) An authorization, given by an administration, for a radio station to use a radio frequency or radio frequency channel under specified conditions.
FREQUENCY ASSIGNMENT, noun. (telecommunications) The process of authorizing a specific frequency, group of frequencies, or frequency radio band to be used at a certain location under specified conditions, such as bandwidth, power, azimuth, duty cycle, or modulation.
FREQUENCY CHANNEL, noun. The band used by one customer, among the given total frequency spectrum.
FREQUENCY MODULATION, noun. (sound) (radio) the use of a modulating wave to vary the instantaneous frequency of a carrier wave
FREQUENCY MODULATIONS, noun. Plural of frequency modulation
FREQUENCY MULTIPLIER, noun. An electronic circuit that produces an output frequency that is an integral multiple of an input frequency
FREQUENCY MULTIPLIERS, noun. Plural of frequency multiplier
FREQUENCY SHIFT KEYING, noun. Alternative spelling of frequency-shift keying

Dictionary definition

FREQUENCY, noun. The number of occurrences within a given time period; "the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second"; "the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older".
FREQUENCY, noun. The ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations.
FREQUENCY, noun. The number of observations in a given statistical category.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke