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frequency

Pronunciation: /ˈfriːkwənsi/

Translation of frequency in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (of visits, events) frecuencia (feminine) 1.2 u and c [Physics/Física] [Radio] [Television/Televisión] frecuencia (feminine) high/low frequency alta/baja frecuencia
    Example sentences
    • The answer, Zuckerwar explains, is that each one generates silent infrasound - long sound waves at a frequency below 20 hertz.
    • The Doppler effect is a change in the frequency of sound waves caused by moving objects.
    • Newton concluded that these forms of light vibrate at different frequencies.
    Example sentences
    • Suppose an FM radio station is assigned the broadcast frequency 100 MHz.
    • In short, it plugs into a headphones jack and transmits the signal over an FM frequency you choose.
    • Finally, he tuned his suit's radio to the frequency listed on the cover of the transmitter.
    1.3 u and c (in statistics) frecuencia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Over time, symptomatic periods may increase in frequency and severity.
    • Poch and Mannering found that the presence of a sight-distance restriction was found to significantly increase accident frequency.
    • Rest periods and frequency should be the same as those for increasing muscular strength.

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