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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frequency  \Fre"quen*cy\,  n.;  pl  {Frequencies}.  [L.  frequentia 
  numerous  attendance,  multitude:  cf  F.  fr['e]quence.  See 
  {Frequent}.] 
  1.  The  condition  of  returning  frequently;  occurrence  often 
  repeated;  common  occurence  as  the  frequency  of  crimes; 
  the  frequency  of  miracles. 
 
  The  reasons  that  moved  her  to  remove  were  because 
  Rome  was  a  place  of  riot  and  luxury,  her  soul  being 
  almost  stifled  with  the  frequencies  of  ladies' 
  visits.  --Fuller. 
 
  2.  A  crowd;  a  throng.  [Obs.]  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frequency 
  n  1:  the  number  of  occurrences  within  a  given  time  period 
  (usually  1  second);  "the  frequency  of  modulation  was  40 
  cycles  per  second"  [syn:  {frequence},  {oftenness}] 
  2:  the  ratio  of  the  number  of  observations  in  a  statistical 
  category  to  the  total  number  of  observations  [syn:  {relative 
  frequency}] 
  3:  the  number  of  observations  in  a  given  statistical  category 
  [syn:  {absolute  frequency}] 




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