# frequency

(noun)

### noun

1. the number of occurrences within a given time period

*- the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second*

*- the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older*

Similar word(s): frequence, oftenness

Definition categories: time, rate

2. the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations

Definition categories: link, ratio

3. the number of observations in a given statistical category