Fundamental frequency

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Fundamental frequency (of a periodic quantity)

In general, the lowest frequency obtained by a frequency analysis of the wave form of the periodic quantity. It is the frequency of a sinusoidal quantity having the same period.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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