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[jahy-roh-free-kwuh n-see]
noun, plural gy·ro·fre·quen·cies. Physics.
  1. the frequency of rotation of an electron or other charged particle in a magnetic field, directly proportional to the charge of the particle and to the field strength and inversely proportional to the mass of the particle.
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Origin of gyrofrequency

First recorded in 1940–45; gyro- + frequency
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