low frequency


Definition of low frequency

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

Examples of low frequency in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is reflected in the relatively low frequency of flights to/from Oslo compared with Copenhagen and Stockholm. David Nikel, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2021 That smaller number matches up with a couple of other studies of children, which found relatively low frequency of lasting side effects. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 July 2021 Despite their low frequency, these waves could be captured by a radio telescope—if our atmosphere wasn’t in the way. Chris Wright, Wired, 15 June 2021 During the third Venus flyby, Parker Solar Probe's FIELDS instrument, which measures electric and magnetic fields in the sun's atmosphere, detected a natural radio signal at a low frequency. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 4 May 2021 Early last month, the bass player group welcomed additional low frequency instruments. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Nov. 2020 Moreover, a study of the effects of low frequency magnetic fields on the white- and red blood cell levels of welders did not find a clinically significant difference between the welders and the control group. Chelsey Cox, USA TODAY, 13 July 2020 The report emphasizes a low frequency of fires in the area, and the ability to contain fires if need be. Virginia Langmaid And Judson Jones, CNN, 2 July 2020 The burning question: How will AMD’s quad-core, 3rd-gen Ryzen 3 chips stack up against the $85 Ryzen 3 1600AF, a still-available budget barnstormer that packs six cores and twelve threads, but at lower frequencies (and without PCIe 4.0)? Brad Chacos, PCWorld, 7 May 2020 See More

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First Known Use of low frequency

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Low frequency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/low%20frequency. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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