# Frequency vs Warble - What's the difference?

frequency | warble |

## As nouns the difference between frequency and warble

is that frequency is (uncountable) the rate of occurrence of anything; the relationship between incidence and time period while warble is (military) in naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered or warble can be a lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus (taxlink).

## As a verb warble is

to modulate a tone's frequency.

# 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

* cadence * commonness * occurrence * periodicity

# warble

## English

### Etymology 1

#### Verb

(warbl)
• To modulate a tone's frequency.
• To sing like a bird, especially with trills.
• To cause to quaver or vibrate.
• * Milton
• touch the warbled string
• To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.
• * (rfdate) Gay
• Such strains ne'er warble in the linnet's throat.
##### Synonyms
* (sense, to modulate a tone's frequency) trill

#### Noun

(en noun)
• (military) In naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered.
• ### Etymology 2

From Middle English werble, (at least for the noun) from (etyl) werbel (mole cricket), cognate to Walloon waerbea.

#### Noun

(en noun)
• A lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus Hypoderma .

* warble fly

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