HyperDic: frequency

English > 3 senses of the word frequency:
NOUNtimefrequency, frequence, oftennessthe number of occurrences within a given time period
relationfrequency, relative frequencythe ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category / category to the total number of observations
quantityfrequency, absolute frequencythe number of observations in a given statistical category
frequency > pronunciation
Soundsfriy'kwahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > frequency: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe number of occurrences within a given time period.
Examples
  • "the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second"
  • "the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older"
Synonymsfrequence, oftenness
NarrowerattendanceThe frequency with which a person is present
audio, audio frequencyAn audible acoustic wave frequency
count per minute, counts/minutefrequency per minute
infrared, infrared frequencyThe infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum
radio frequencyAn electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infrared
sampling frequency(telecommunication) the frequency of sampling a continuously varying signal
wave numberThe reciprocal of the wavelength of a wave
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Spanishfrecuencia
Catalanfreqüència
English > frequency: 3 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningThe ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category / category to the total number of observations.
Synonymrelative frequency
Narrowerincidence, relative incidenceThe relative frequency of occurrence of something
BroaderratioThe relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
Spanishfrecuencia
Catalanfreqüència
English > frequency: 3 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe number of observations in a given statistical category.
Synonymabsolute frequency
Broadercardinal number, cardinalThe number of elements in a mathematical set
Spanishfrecuencia absoluta, frecuencia
Catalanfreqüència absoluta, freqüència
Adjectivesfrequentcoming at short intervals or habitually
frequentfrequently encountered

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