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Frequency

Latest update : 1 May 2007.

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  • Italian definition

    1 maggio 2007, di Pierre Couprie

    Frequenza
    Cadenza di ripetizioni dei cicli di una quantit√ periodica, come una forma d’onda. La frequenza √® l’inverso del periodo. Generalmente, corrisponde alla cadenza di cambiamento di fase. Si indica con il simbolo “f” e si misura in Hertz (HZ) – in passato chiamati cicli per secondo (cps oppure c/s) – Kilohertz (kHz), o megahertz (mHz). L’unico suono che consiste in una singola frequenza √® la sinusoide. Tutti gli altri suoni sono complessi, (...)

  • German definition

    17 February 2007, by Pierre Couprie

    Frequenz

  • French definition

    1 December 2006, by Pierre Couprie

    Fréquence
    La fr√©quence est la cadence de r√©p√©tition des cycles d’un objet p√©riodique tel qu’une forme d’onde. Ainsi la fr√©quence est l’inverse de la p√©riode. G√©n√©ralement, elle correspond √ la cadence de changement de phase. De plus, elle est indiqu√©e par le symbole “f” et se mesure en hertz (Hz) - autrefois nomm√© cycle par secondes (cps ou c/s) - kilohertz (kHz) ou megahertz (mHz). Le son pur est le seul qui ne se compose que d’une (...)

  • Spanish definition

    9 August 2006, by Rob Weale

    Frecuencia
    La tasa de repetici√≥n de los ciclos de una cantidad peri√≥dica, tal como la de una onda sonora. La frecuencia es, entonces, la inversa del per√≠odo. De un modo m√°s amplio, la frecuencia puede ser considerada como la velocidad de cambio (del √°ngulo) de la fase. La frecuencia se representa con el s√≠mbolo f, y se mide en hertz (Hz) -anteriormente denominados ciclos por segundo (cps or c/s)- kilohertz (kHz), o megahertz (mHz). El √ļnico sonido formado por una sola frecuencia es (...)

  • English definition

    2 January 2005, by Rob Weale

    The rate of repetition of the cycles of a periodic quantity, such as a sound wave. Thus, frequency is the inverse of the period. More generally, frequency can be thought of as the rate of change of phase. Frequency is denoted by the symbol f, and is measured in hertz (Hz) - formerly called cycles per second (cps or c/s) - kilohertz (kHz), or megahertz (mHz). The only sound which consists of a single frequency is the pure sine tone. All other sounds are complex, consisting of a number of (...)

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