Frequency vs Warble - What's the difference?

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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.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    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.

    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 .
  • Derived terms

    * warble fly

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