frequency response

noun Electronics.

the effectiveness with which a circuit, device, or system processes and transmits signals fed into it, as a function of the signal frequency.
Also called frequency-response curve. a graph of frequency response, with signal amplitude or gain plotted against frequency.

Nearby words

  1. frequency curve,
  2. frequency distribution,
  3. frequency function,
  4. frequency modulation,
  5. frequency polygon,
  6. frequency-division multiplex,
  7. frequent,
  8. frequent flier,
  9. frequentation,
  10. frequentative

Origin of frequency response

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019