radio frequency

noun

Definition of radio frequency

: any of the electromagnetic wave frequencies that lie in the range extending from below 3 kilohertz to about 300 gigahertz and that include the frequencies used for communications signals (as for radio and television broadcasting and cell-phone and satellite transmissions) or radar signals
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Examples of radio frequency in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Today, MaxLinear’s mixed-signal radio frequency processors are used mostly in wired and wireless broadband infrastructure and other behind-the-scenes gear. Mike Freeman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 May 2022 As more people suffering with the ailment reported episodes of feeling like they had been hit by a beam of energy, the possibility of them having been attacked by radio frequency energy gained traction. Washington Post, 9 Oct. 2021 With five analog inputs (two balanced and three unbalanced) plus a separate AV bypass input, all five of the Ultima Pre 3’s main inputs have individual buffering and are selectively filtered against radio frequency interference. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 4 May 2022 Aesthetician Joanna Czech’s coveted custom treatments incorporate a combination of ultrasound, microcurrent, radio frequency, cryotherapy and LED therapy. Claire Coghlan, Variety, 25 Mar. 2022 Spectrum FWA is compatible with any radio frequency, but rollout will depend on operators’ access to frequencies and existing wireless services. Roslyn Layton, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 Generically referred as C-Band, these new 5G frequencies range from roughly 3.7 to 4.2 GHz on what’s known as the radio frequency (RF) spectrum. Bob O'donnell, USA TODAY, 12 Nov. 2021 But its 180 residents and virtually all the skiers who seek out the world-class backcountry above town know about the two-way radio frequency that fills the void. Devon O’neil, Outside Online, 28 Mar. 2020 The certification requirement ensures that radio frequency equipment does not interfere with federal government operations, such as Federal Aviation Administration’s aeronautical radar systems. oregonlive, 15 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of radio frequency

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of radio frequency was in 1915

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15 Jun 2022

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“Radio frequency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radio%20frequency. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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radio frequency

noun

Medical Definition of radio frequency

: any of the electromagnetic wave frequencies that lie in a range extending from below 3 kilohertz to about 300 gigahertz and that include the frequencies used for communications signals (as for radio and television broadcasting and cell-phone transmissions) or radar signals often hyphenated when used before another noun radio-frequency waves

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