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1. n. [Geophysics]

The rate of repetition of complete wavelengths of electrical signals, light, sound and seismic waves measured in cycles per second, or hertz, and symbolized by f. Typical recorded seismic frequencies are in the range of 5 to 100 hertz.

See: acousticacoustic emissionaliasingattributebandband-limited functionband-passband-rejectcharactercomplex trace analysiscorrelationdispersionf-k domainf-k plotfiltermutenatural frequencyprocessingsignalsonicspace frequency domainspectralspectrumvibratory seismic datawavewavelengthwavelet