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One of the natural resonant frequencies of a system.
- ‘From the calculated eigenfrequencies and eigenvectors, statistical measures of motion can be derived.’
- ‘Especially when these oscillators have similar eigenfrequencies, an absolute synchronization of phases and frequencies emerges spontaneously.’
- ‘The objective is reformulated into a double-bound formulation due to the complication from multiple eigenfrequencies.’
- ‘This model calculates the eigenfrequencies and mode shapes of an axisymmetric free cylinder.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.