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Meaning of FREQUENCY

Pronunciation:  'freekwunsee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the number of observations in a given statistical category
  2. [n]  the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations
  3. [n]  the number of occurrences within a given time period (usually 1 second); "the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second"

FREQUENCY is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: absolute frequency, frequence, oftenness, relative frequency
 See Also: audio, audio frequency, cardinal, cardinal number, count per minute, counts/minute, incidence, infrared, infrared frequency, radio frequency, rate, ratio, relative incidence, sampling frequency, wave number



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fre"quen*cy\, n.; pl. {Frequencies}. [L. frequentia
numerous attendance, multitude: cf. F. fr['e]quence. See
1. The condition of returning frequently; occurrence often
   repeated; common occurence; as, the frequency of crimes;
   the frequency of miracles.

         The reasons that moved her to remove were, because
         Rome was a place of riot and luxury, her soul being
         almost stifled with, the frequencies of ladies'
         visits.                               --Fuller.

2. A crowd; a throng. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.

Thesaurus Terms
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