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[Middle English, multitude, from Old French, from Latin frequentia; see frequency.]
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Noun1.frequence - 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"
audio frequency, audio - an audible acoustic wave frequency
radio frequency - an electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infrared
infrared, infrared frequency - the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; electromagnetic wave frequencies below the visible range; "they could sense radiation in the infrared"
wave number - the reciprocal of the wavelength of a wave
attendance - the frequency with which a person is present; "a student's attendance is an important factor in her grade"
count per minute, counts/minute - frequency per minute
sampling frequency - (telecommunication) the frequency of sampling a continuously varying signal
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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They had a lurid altercation, in which they damned each other's souls with frequence.
So to the coast of Jordan he directs His easy steps, girded with snaky wiles, Where he might likeliest find this new-declared, This man of men, attested Son of God, Temptation and all guile on him to try-- So to subvert whom he suspected raised To end his reign on Earth so long enjoyed: But, contrary, unweeting he fulfilled The purposed counsel, pre-ordained and fixed, Of the Most High, who, in full frequence bright Of Angels, thus to Gabriel smiling spake:-- "Gabriel, this day, by proof, thou shalt behold, Thou and all Angels conversant on Earth With Man or men's affairs, how I begin To verify that solemn message late, On which I sent thee to the Virgin pure In Galilee, that she should bear a son, Great in renown, and called the Son of God.
L'infection grippale est responsable chaque annee d'une augmentation de la frequence des hospitalisations dans les services de pediatries et de pneumologies au niveau des differents centres hospitaliers du Royaume.
A Bouznika, parmi les tres nombreux participants a la rencontre nationale des jeunes animateurs de l'OPEM venus de toutes les regions du Maroc, 21 ont fait le choix de participer a l'atelier [beaucoup moins que]Medias Communautaires[beaucoup plus grand que] qui leur etait propose parBernard GILLET de Frequence Mistral, formateur ayant en charge les dossiers de cooperation (Marseille), et Ahmed ZAOUI d'Al Moubadarates (Oujda), et l'un des tous premiers pionniers de l'organisation qui celebre cette annee son trentieme anniversaire.
Si bien que le probleme du logement est reitere, avec une frequence extraordinaire et avec acuite.
Les consequences varient generalement en fonction de l'intensite de la douleur, de la duree et de la frequence des crises et des vomissements associes
En France, sa frequence d'apparition est de 6.000 a 8.000 cas par an dont 300 deces en 2006.
Cette infrastructure, a-t-on explique, evolue vers la diffusion en DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale) offrant la possibilite de diffuser plus d'un programme par frequence avec possibilite de telegerer ses equipements.