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
radio frequency table

Examples of radio frequency in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All supply radio frequency, or RF, components used in the iPhone. Dan Gallagher, WSJ, "Apple’s Chip Dreams Haunt Its Suppliers," 11 Dec. 2020 Vehicles will be able to park on the road to watch the show while listening to an original score broadcast on a hyperlocal radio frequency at 103.3 FM. Richard Chin, Star Tribune, "The Cathedral of St. Paul is becoming a holy drive-in theater," 11 Dec. 2020 Visitors tune in to a radio frequency playing a 40-minute loop of holiday favorites. Duante Beddingfield, Detroit Free Press, "Drive-through Magic of Lights offers safe, family-friendly holiday experience," 2 Dec. 2020 This message was also dispatched through a radio frequency, court documents say. Uriel J. Garcia, The Arizona Republic, "Jury couldn't decide if Pinal County deputy used excessive force in fatal shooting of unarmed man," 21 Oct. 2020 Homewood Mountain Resort is introducing radio frequency identification (RFID) lift ticketing and scanning as well as kiosks for contactless lift ticket pickup. Irwin Curtin, Los Angeles Times, "Winter resorts in the West roll out new features for skiers, boarders," 25 Nov. 2020 This message was also dispatched through a radio frequency, court documents say. Uriel J. Garcia, The Arizona Republic, "Jury couldn't decide if Pinal County deputy used excessive force in fatal shooting of unarmed man," 21 Oct. 2020 Guests can tune in to a radio frequency to hear music alongside alongside the visuals. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, "Drive through a mile-long Christmas light ‘spectacular’ in Frisco this holiday season," 12 Nov. 2020 This message was also dispatched through a radio frequency, court documents say. Uriel J. Garcia, The Arizona Republic, "Jury couldn't decide if Pinal County deputy used excessive force in fatal shooting of unarmed man," 21 Oct. 2020

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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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22 Jan 2021

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“Radio frequency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radio%20frequency. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for radio frequency

radio-frequency

adjective
ra·​dio-fre·​quen·​cy | \ ˈrād-ē-ō-ˈfrē-kwən-sē \

Medical Definition of radio-frequency

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, using, or induced by radio frequencies a new…procedure that uses radio-frequency heat to collapse veins— Tara Parker-Pope

radio frequency

noun

Medical Definition of radio frequency (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

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