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high frequency

the range of frequencies in the radio spectrum between 3 and 30 megahertz.
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  • The device picks up the high frequency echolocation calls of nearby bats and runs them through a buffer to make them audible.
  • To produce a high frequency sound, it opens its mouth wide and pulls its head back.
  • The argument of the book does not depend on a high frequency of transformation.
  • And cellphone towers are in the high frequency range, but well below microwaves.
  • These plants have a high frequency of parthenocarpy, however, so they still produce fruit.
  • The unique protein structure makes the animal sensitive to extremely high frequency sounds.
  • If so, natural selection might favor retaining the mutation at a fairly high frequency despite its disadvantages.
  • IT has long been known that bats find their prey by listening for echoes from their high frequency squeaks.
  • The market now consists primarily of leveraged high frequency trading.
  • Equity prices are all about the amount of credit metered to financial firms for high frequency trading.
British Dictionary definitions for high frequency

high frequency

a radio-frequency band or radio frequency lying between 3 and 30 megahertz HF
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