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Another word for frequency

  1. The state or quality of being frequent

      1. The act or an instance of recurring; reoccurrence, return, repetition, etc.
      1. A member of any of the following sets of mathematical objects: integers, rational numbers, real numbers, and complex numbers. These sets can be derived from the positive integers through various algebraic and analytic constructions.
      2. A position in an ordered sequence that corresponds to one of the positive integers:
      3. A numeral or a series of numerals used for reference or identification:
      1. Something reiterated or restated.
      2. The act of reiterating.
      1. The act or process or an instance of repeating or being repeated.
      2. Something made by repeating, as a copy or imitation
      3. A recitation or recital, especially of prepared or memorized material.
  2. The number of occurrences in a unit of time

      1. A variable unit of time measuring a pause taken by an actor, as for dramatic effect.
      2. (Ballet) A movement in which one leg is brought in contact with the other or both legs are brought together in the air
      3. A habitual path or round of duty
      1. A single beat or throb.
      2. The rhythmical throbbing of arteries produced by the regular contractions of the heart, especially as palpated at the wrist or in the neck.
      3. (Physics) A brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity:
      1. A single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon:
      2. (Elec.) One complete period of the reversal of an alternating current from positive to negative and back again
      3. An interval of time during which a characteristic, often regularly repeated event or sequence of events occurs:
      1. (Informal) A way of thinking, understanding, etc.
      2. (Physics) The distance measured in the direction of a wave from any given point to the next point in the same phase, as from crest to crest
      3. The length of a single cycle of a wave, as measured by the distance between one peak or trough of a wave and the next; it is often designated in physics as λ, and corresponds to the velocity of the wave divided by its frequency.
      1. An electromagnetic wave within the range of radio frequencies.
      2. Any electromagnetic wave at a radio frequency
      3. (Physics) electromagnetic radiation having a wavelength between about .5 centimeters and 30,000 meters; used for the broadcasting of radio and television signals.
      1. The quality or state of being periodic; recurrence at regular intervals.
      2. The repetition of similar properties in chemical elements, as indicated by their positioning in the periodic table.
      3. The tendency, quality, or fact of recurring at regular intervals
      1. The act of pulsating; rhythmical beating or throbbing
      2. A single beat, throb, or vibration.
      3. A beat; throb; vibration
      1. (Physics) Repeated variation in the value of some physical quantity, as position or voltage
      2. (Mathematics) (of a function) defined for each point in the domain of the function by , and describes the difference (possibly ∞) between the limit superior and limit inferior of the function near that point.
      3. A single oscillatory cycle.
      1. Procedure or routine characterized by regularly recurring elements, activities, or factors:
      2. The sense of temporal development created in a work of literature or a film by the arrangement of formal elements such as the length of scenes, the nature and amount of dialogue, or the repetition of motifs.
      3. (Music) Basically regular recurrence of grouped strong and weak beats, or heavily and lightly accented tones, in alternation; arrangement of successive tones, usually in measures, according to their relative accentuation and duration
      1. A particular arrangement of words in poetry, such as iambic pentameter, determined by the kind and number of metrical units in a line.
      2. Any of various devices designed to measure time, distance, speed, or intensity or indicate and record or regulate the amount or volume, as of the flow of a gas or an electric current.
      3. An instrument or apparatus for measuring; esp., an apparatus for measuring and recording the quantity or rate of flow of gas, electricity, or water passing through it
      1. One drink for each person in a gathering or group:
      2. Round dance
      3. A complete course, succession, or series:
      1. A single complete cycle of such motion.
      2. Regular and uniform variation in a sequence or series:
      3. The act or process of turning around a center or an axis:
      1. A charge or payment calculated in relation to a particular sum or quantity:
      2. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      3. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion: