what is difference between frequency and oftenness
- frequence (obsolete)
From Latin frequentia, from frequens.
- enPR: frĕʹkwən-sē, IPA(key): /ˈfɹiːkwənsi/
frequency (plural frequencies)
- (uncountable or countable) The rate of occurrence of anything; the relationship between incidence and time period.
- With growing confidence, the Viking’s raids increased in frequency.
- The frequency of bus service has been improved from one every 15 to one every 12 minutes.
- (uncountable) The property of occurring often rather than infrequently.
- The FAQ addresses questions that come up with some frequency.
- The frequency of the visits was what annoyed him.
- (countable) The quotient of the number of times
- The frequency of the musical note A above middle C is 440 oscillations per second.
- The frequency of a wave is its velocity
- Broadcasting live at a frequency of 98.3 megahertz, we’re your rock alternative!
- The frequency for electric power in the Americas is generally 60 Hz rather than 50.
- (statistics) number of times an event occurred in an experiment (absolute frequency)
- (rate of occurrence): oftenness; see also Thesaurus:commonness
- (rate of occurrence): period
- Frequency (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- frequency in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- frequency in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- frequency at OneLook Dictionary Search
often + -ness. Compare Middle English oftnes (“frequency”).
- (rare) The quality of happening often; frequency.
- frequency; see also Thesaurus:commonness
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