Definition of frequency
- the frequency of automobile accidents
the alarming frequency of serious automobile accidents caused by young drivers
The frequency of student errors was frustrating to the young teacher.
Our visits decreased in frequency.
Errors were occurring with increasing frequency.
a sound wave of high frequency
waves having very different frequencies from one another
a current having a frequency of 60 hertz
a radio frequency of 30 megahertz
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