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Schedule vs Frequency - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between schedule and frequency

is that schedule is (obsolete) a slip of paper; a short note while frequency is (uncountable) the rate of occurrence of anything; the relationship between incidence and time period.

As a verb schedule

is to create a time-.

schedule

English

Noun

(en noun)
• (obsolete) A slip of paper; a short note.
• (legal) An annex or appendix to a statute or other regulatory instrument, or to a legal contract.
• (senseid)A timetable, or other time-based plan of events; a plan of what is to occur, and at what time.
• (US) Each of the five divisions into which controlled drugs are classified, or the restrictions denoted by such classification.
• (computer science) An allocation or ordering of a set of tasks on one or several resources.
• Synonyms

* timetable * timeline

Verb

(schedul)
• To create a time-.
• To plan an activity at a specific date or time in the future.
• I'll schedule you for three-o'clock then.
The next elections are scheduled on the 20th of November.

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frequency

English

Noun

(frequencies)
• (uncountable) The rate of occurrence of anything; the relationship between incidence and time period.
• * With growing confidence, the Viking’s raids increased in frequency .
• * The frequency of bus service has been improved from 15 to 12 minutes.
• (uncountable) The property of occurring often rather than infrequently.
• * The FAQ addresses questions that come up with some frequency .
• * The frequency of the visits was what annoyed him.
• (countable) The quotient of the number of times $n$ a periodic phenomenon occurs over the time $t$ in which it occurs: $f = n / t$.
• * The frequency of the musical note A above middle C is 440 oscillations per second.
• * ''The frequency of a wave is its velocity $v$ divided by its wavelength $\lambda$: $f = v / \lambda$.
• * Broadcasting live at a frequency of 98.3 megahertz, we’re your rock alternative!
• * The frequency for electric power in the Americas is generally 60 Hz rather than 50.
• (statistics) number of times an event occurred in an experiment (absolute frequency)
• Synonyms

* (rate of occurrence) oftenness

Antonyms

* (rate of occurrence) period

See also

* cadence * commonness * occurrence * periodicity