Fourier transform


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Fourier transform

n.
An operation that maps a function to its corresponding Fourier series or to an analogous continuous frequency distribution.

[After Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier.]
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Fourier transform

n
(Mathematics) an integral transform, used in many branches of science, of the form F(x) = [1/√(2π)]∫eixyf(y)dy, where the limits of integration are from –∞ to +∞ and the function F is the transform of the function f
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