coincidence method

noun

Definition of coincidence method

: a precise method of comparing the frequencies of two periodic phenomena (as the ticking of two clocks) by observing the interval between their successive coincidences, the interval being the least common multiple of the periods compared

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“Coincidence method.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coincidence%20method. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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