high frequency


: a radio frequency between very high frequency and medium frequency see Radio Frequencies Table

Examples of high frequency in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Noise canceling mostly affects the low frequencies, but high frequencies are still getting through. Caroline Houck, Vox, 26 June 2024 San Fernando Middle School — where district sources report a high frequency of fighting that contributed to recent changes in the school administration. Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2024 Still, users of high frequency (HF) radio signals could experience short-term degradation or a complete loss of signal on the sunlit side of earth. Greg Wehner, Fox News, 15 May 2024 Midnight Blizzard has also reportedly increased the volume of some of its attack measures, including trying to access multiple accounts with the same password, by as much as 10 times in February from its already high frequency in January. Rachyl Jones, Fortune, 8 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for high frequency 

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high frequency was in 1892

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“High frequency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20frequency. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

high frequency

: a radio frequency in the range between 3 and 30 megahertz
abbreviation HF
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