Definition of beat frequency in English:

beat frequency

Syllabification: beat fre·quen·cy

noun

Physics
The number of beats per second, equal to the difference in the frequencies of two interacting tones or oscillations.
More example sentences
  • Some people are sensitive to beat frequencies, the difference between flickering sources at two different rates.
  • The separation distance of images of your hand would be the velocity of your hand divided by the beat frequency, or, as a formula.
  • His interest is in the kind of beat frequencies, harmonics and overtones made by combining tones that differ from each other by only a few hertz, sketching out his ideas using sine waves and oscilloscopes.

Definition of beat frequency in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day brannigan
Pronunciation: ˈbranigən
noun
a brawl or violent argument