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radio frequency

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.

radio frequency

n
1. (Telecommunications)
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

radio frequency

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).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radio frequency - an electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infraredradio frequency - an electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infrared
station - the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station
extremely low frequency, ELF - below 3 kilohertz
very low frequency, VLF - 3 to 30 kilohertz
LF, low frequency - 30 to 300 kilohertz
medium frequency, MF - 300 to 3000 kilohertz
high frequency, HF - 3 to 30 megahertz
very high frequency, VHF - 30 to 300 megahertz
UHF, ultrahigh frequency - 300 to 3000 megahertz
SHF, superhigh frequency - 3 to 30 gigahertz
EHF, extremely high frequency - 30 to 300 gigahertz
electromagnetic spectrum - the entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves
frequence, frequency, oftenness - 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"
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