NOUN | time | frequency, frequence, oftenness | the number of occurrences within a given time period |
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relation | frequency, relative frequency | the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category / category to the total number of observations | |

quantity | frequency, absolute frequency | the number of observations in a given statistical category |

Sounds | friy'kwahnsiy | |
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Rhymes | absorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy... |

Meaning | The number of occurrences within a given time period. | |
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Examples | - "the
*frequency*of modulation was 40 cycles per second" - "the
*frequency*of his seizures increased as he grew older"
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Synonyms | frequence, oftenness | |

Narrower | attendance | The frequency with which a person is present |

audio, audio frequency | An audible acoustic wave frequency | |

count per minute, counts/minute | frequency per minute | |

infrared, infrared frequency | The infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum | |

radio frequency | An electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infrared | |

sampling frequency | (telecommunication) the frequency of sampling a continuously varying signal | |

wave number | The reciprocal of the wavelength of a wave | |

Broader | rate | A magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit |

Spanish | frecuencia | |

Catalan | freqüència |

Meaning | The ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category / category to the total number of observations. | |
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Synonym | relative frequency | |

Narrower | incidence, relative incidence | The relative frequency of occurrence of something |

Broader | ratio | The relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient) |

Spanish | frecuencia | |

Catalan | freqüència |

Meaning | The number of observations in a given statistical category. | |
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Synonym | absolute frequency | |

Broader | cardinal number, cardinal | The number of elements in a mathematical set |

Spanish | frecuencia absoluta, frecuencia | |

Catalan | freqüència absoluta, freqüència | |

Adjectives | frequent | coming at short intervals or habitually |

frequent | frequently encountered |

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