frequency

English - Vietnamese Dictionary

*frequency*

Concise Dictionary

noun

** great | increased, increasing | relative ***The relative frequency of this illness in the area is of concern to all doctors. ***| alarming ***Bullets bounced off the rock with alarming frequency. *** decrease in, increase in ***Crime increases in frequency in less settled neighbourhoods. ***| decrease, increase, reduce ***The drug can reduce the frequency and severity of attacks. *** with ~ ***Accidents of this sort are happening with increasing frequency. *** high, low | ultrasonic | microwave, radio, television, vibration, wave | signal **** range | band**

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frequencies'frɪːkwənsɪ

noun

+the number of occurrences within a given time period

+the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations

+the number of observations in a given statistical category

Advanced English Dictionarynoun

+the number of occurrences within a given time period

+the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations

+the number of observations in a given statistical category

+ *noun* (plural frequencies)

1**[U, C]** the rate at which sth happens or is repeated: Fatal road accidents have decreased in frequency over recent years. + a society with a high / low frequency (= happening often / not very often) of stable marriages

2**[U]** the fact of sth happening often: the alarming frequency of computer errors + Objects like this turn up at sales with surprising frequency.

3**[C, U]** (technical) the rate at which a sound wave VIBRATES (= moves up and down): a high / low frequency

4**[C, U]** (technical) the number of radio waves for every second of a radio signal: a frequency band + There are only a limited number of broadcasting frequencies.

Collocation Dictionary1

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noun

^{ 1 }` rate at which sth happens `

__ ADJ. __

__ VERB + FREQUENCY __

__ PREP. __

^{ 2 }` of a wave `

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__ FREQUENCY + NOUN __

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