Usage examples for frequency

  1. She said female vice wuz stalkin' round fearful, fallen wimmen appeared on the streets with shockin' frequency, sunthin' must be done for these lost souls or their blood would be on our dress skirts. – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  2. I fear she will be hurt, but I have done no more than send her a brief note to tell her she must not judge me by the frequency of my letters- that I love her just the same- but I seem really not to know what to write. – A Beautiful Alien by Julia Magruder
  3. The doctors were dining in a room at some distance from your chamber; the palace, deserted from the frequency of the irruptions made into it, was without either sentinels or guards. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  4. The amount of blowing down and the frequency is, of course, determined by the nature of the feed water used. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  5. There is no occurrence that frequency will not make familiar, and they were already familiar with death. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  6. Accordingly, Mr. Pratt, hitherto neglected, was invited to Ansdore with a frequency and enthusiasm that completely turned his head. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  7. A modulated low- frequency note told him the home phone was out of order. – New Apples in the Garden by Kris Ottman Neville
  8. Have to replace that 140- 9. 0 micromicrofarad frequency control on stage two with something more sensitive, she thought. – The Foreign Hand Tie by Gordon Randall Garrett
  9. Each successive day found these words on my lips again with increasing frequency. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  10. The resolute manner with which Chimo did this, and the frequency of its recurrence, at length induced Edith to believe that the animal wished her to follow him. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. These high commissions sat for several days with great frequency, and the young man could feel that if there was help for him in discussion his case was promising. – The Reverberator by Henry James
  12. Nearly always these attacks occur with special frequency among those who are under weight, and disappear rather promptly when there is a gain in weight. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. It is also of great importance for the economy of labour, to adjust the weight of that part of the animal's body which is moved, the weight of the tool it urges, and the frequency of repetition of these efforts, so as to produce the greatest effect. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  14. From this table of eclipse limits we may draw some interesting conclusions about the frequency with which eclipses occur. – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  15. Others begin by becoming intermittently conscious of the brilliant colors and vibrations of the human aura; yet others find themselves with increasing frequency seeing and hearing something to which those around them are blind and deaf; others, again, see faces, landscapes, or colored clouds floating before their eyes in the dark, before they sink to rest; while perhaps the commonest experience of all is that of those who begin to recollect with greater and greater clearness what they have seen and heard on other planes during sleep. – Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers by Bhakta Vishita
  16. This procedure gives us an approximate idea of the frequency of facts and the proportion between the different elements of a society; it can even show what species of facts are most commonly found together, and are therefore probably connected. – Introduction to the Study of History by Charles V. Langlois Charles Seignobos
  17. As the idea returned to my mind with such frequency, I ceased trying to banish it, and prayed that what I now thought to be an idle fancy might prove a happy reality. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell
  18. If the blood contains much carbon dioxide and little oxygen, it acts as a strong stimulus to the respiratory center, causing it, in turn, to stimulate the respiratory muscles with greater intensity and frequency. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  19. So, if the slightest uneasiness had attended the frequency with which I lost my way in the city at first, there would always have been this comfort: that the place was very small in actual extent, and that if I continued walking I must reach the Piazza sooner or later. – Venetian Life by W. D. Howells
  20. It is well to learn to count the pulse and the frequency of the breathing; but to do the former accurately, requires practice such as is hardly gained except by hospital training; and indeed, with few exceptions, the value of the information furnished by the pulse is less in the child than in the adult. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.