Definition of natural frequency in English:

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natural frequency

noun

Physics
The frequency at which a system oscillates when not subjected to a continuous or repeated external force.
Example sentences
  • What we call the ‘natural frequency’ in here is actually the lowest natural frequency of the string.
  • Tuned vibration damping will reduce the amplification at the natural frequency and prevent the system from oscillating in response to transient vibrations.
  • The swing is behaving like a tuned resonator which responds strongly to a driving force at its own natural frequency but is less responsive at other frequencies.

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Syllabification: nat·u·ral fre·quen·cy

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