frequency frequency  /f ˈri kwən si/


  1. (n) the number of occurrences within a given time period
  2. (n) the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations
  3. (n) the number of observations in a given statistical category


  1. As the SEC considers banning one form of high frequency trading, so-called flash trading, the engagement in similar activities is huge and continues to grow.
  2. To make sure there is room enough for everybody, FCC is also assigning 70 new ultra high frequency channels to television.
  3. They set it to frequency 42.


  1. New radio frequency at Ft. Gordon causing garage door problems across area

    Electronic testing at Fort Gordon has some people locked out of their homes. The post is transitioning to a new land-mobile radio system that operates on the same frequency as many garage door openers in the area, leaving some people stranded outside when their remotes won't work. News 12's Christie Ethridge spoke to owners of a home near Fort Gordon who are having this very problem.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: News 12 Augusta

  2. Increased Adoption of Variable Frequency Drives Promote Uptake of Harmonic Filters, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of variable frequency drives create multiple levels of harmonics in the system, which cannot be rectified or cleaned up without a harmonic filter. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. High Frequency Trading Falls on Hard Times

    June 10 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Businessweek's Matthew Philips and Steve Ehrlich, former CEO at Lightspeed Financial, discuss the current state of high frequency trading and how traders became the victims of their own success. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. Mr Watkins told the Herald yesterday: "All aspects of CityRail's operations which have a direct impact on passenger services were analysed. This included fleet availability, cleanliness, on-time running, queuing, crowding, service frequency and...
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: John Watkins Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Fiscal 2008 is a transitional year for Starbucks and, while our financial results are clearly being impacted by reduced frequency to our US stores, we believe that as we continue to execute on the initiatives generated by our transformation agenda,...
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Howard Schultz Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. "This initiative will bring down the cost of lower-value and high-frequency mobile remittances considerably and also enable smaller amounts to be transferred in a fast and secure fashion, thereby benefiting millions of people in the developing...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Sunil Mittal Source: Forbes

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