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n. Abbr. RF
1. The frequency of the waves transmitted by a specific radio station.
2. A frequency within the range at which radio waves are transmitted, conventionally from 3 hertz to 300 megahertz, immediately below the range of microwave frequencies in the electromagnetic spectrum.
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a. a frequency or band of frequencies that lie in the range 10 kilohertz to 300 000 megahertz and can be used for radio communications and broadcasting. Abbreviations: rf or RF See also frequency band
b. (as modifier): a radio-frequency amplifier.
2. (Broadcasting) the frequency transmitted by a particular radio station
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A frequency at which radio waves can be transmitted, ranging from extremely low frequency (below 3000 hertz) to extremely high frequency (between 30 and 300 gigahertz).
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|Noun||1.||radio frequency - an electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infrared|
station - the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station
electromagnetic spectrum - the entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves
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