radiofrequency

[rey-dee-oh-free-kwuhn-see]
noun, plural radiofrequencies.
1.
the frequency of the transmitting waves of a given radio message or broadcast.
2.
a frequency within the range of radio transmission, from about 15,000 to 10 11 hertz. Abbreviation: RF, rf
Also, radio frequency.


Origin:
1910–15; radio- + frequency

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