high frequency


Definition of 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 To send these signals, the phone needs an electrical current driven into the antenna at high frequency. Eric Killelea, San Antonio Express-News, 21 Jan. 2022 Chopard was one of the pioneers in the revival of high frequency movements a few years ago, introducing its first caliber in 2012. Carol Besler, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 Radiofrequency ablation, or use of high frequency sound waves to break up the fibroid from outside your body. Sarah Bradley, Health.com, 14 Oct. 2021 Routes 4, 14, 15, 16, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28, 30 and 31 will maintain their regular schedule but eliminate the high frequency service during the rush hour windows of 6-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. Kayla Dwyer, The Indianapolis Star, 23 Sep. 2021 The jobs include low latency developers, commonly found in high frequency trading firms, data scientists, data analysts, quant developers, traders and even someone to work in M&A. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 26 June 2021 That power is transmitted through the magnetron at a high frequency, which then allows water, fats and sugars to absorb it and heat up. Chiara Vercellone, USA TODAY, 12 Nov. 2019 Acoustic tags, for example, emit a high frequency sound that is picked up by hundreds of receivers in Massachusetts coastal waters. Sarah Sax, Smithsonian Magazine, 9 July 2021 Route 3, serving Como and Maryland Avenue, will also serve the U and be extended to 10th and Washington Avenues in Minneapolis' North Loop district with high frequency, meaning service about every 10 minutes, Harrington said. Tim Harlow, Star Tribune, 6 July 2021

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First Known Use of high frequency

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high frequency was in 1892

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Last Updated

25 Jan 2022

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“High frequency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20frequency. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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