Frequency vs Syntony - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between frequency and syntony

is that frequency is (uncountable) the rate of occurrence of anything; the relationship between incidence and time period while syntony is (electronics) a condition in which two oscillators have the same resonant frequency.

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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

    syntony

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (electronics) A condition in which two oscillators have the same resonant frequency
  • A syntonic state.
  • :"Official demographers hasten to point out that high mortality rates were already a feature of the Brezhnev period, while low fertility rates are after all a sign of social advance, in syntony with Western Europe." London Review of Books, 25 January 2007, p12.