Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Frequency.

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  • n. A crowd or throng; a concourse.
  • n. frequency; abundance

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A crowd; a throng; a concourse.
  • n. Frequency; abundance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crowd; a throng; a concourse; an assembly.
  • n. Same as frequency.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the number of occurrences within a given time period

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English, multitude, from Old French, from Latin frequentia; see frequency.

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See frequency.

Examples

  • I am not that could in hardware and all such stuff, but I believe we had some kind of frequence problem; -)

    Raible Designs

  • We do not have adequate evidence to suggest that global warming can lead to an increase or decrease in terms of intensity or frequence of el Nino or la Nina situations, he said.

    Flooding in Australia Result of La Nina

  • And we get this great news from the AP, who we know have given John McCain so many passes in the past, he now has 1 million frequence miles all thanks to the AP.

    McCain's Doctors, Medical Records Say He Is In Good Health

  • If we are to assume Stickam.com is at fault, we should also consider AOL.com at fault — which this occurs with far more frequence.

    Three Sex Crime Arrests Among Stickam.com Users So Far This Year - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The work blitz is over and you can expect posts to appear with much more frequence now.

    Over a Week

  • I also create tags for each comment and cocomment creates a tag cloud (a paragraph of words with the larger words being more frequent in my comments and the smaller ones with less frequence) which makes it easy for me to go back to all of my comments on a certain topic (All of my DOPA comments, for example.)

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • On a long elevator ride, sway side to side at the normal frequence of the elevator.

    elevator

  • What had seemed to be isolated incidents of brigandage began to look like more than that Lone wagons, no matter the number of Knights, were raided with increasing frequence and efficiency, and survivors reported that they were struck by growing bands of elves who fought by no rules any Knight or soldier knew, who seemed to reinvent their tactics daily.

    The Lioness

  • In this way it was possible to approach, even if not to give conclusively, the answer to the difficult question of the possibility or frequence of transmission of bovine tuberculosis to humans.

    Physiology or Medicine 1905 - Presentation Speech

  • Resemblances have also been pointed out, showing the frequence of such poetical figures, with the Anglo-Saxon inscription of a reliquary preserved at Brussels: "Rood is my name, I once bore the rich king, I was wet with dripping blood."

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

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