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The lowest frequency which is produced by the oscillation of the whole of an object, as distinct from the harmonics of higher frequency.
- ‘A typical syllable of song type ‘A’ has a well-pronounced fundamental frequency and several harmonics.’
- ‘One important contribution of synchrony coding is that it enables a listener to extract voice properties such as the fundamental frequency and harmonic structure.’
- ‘It was gratifying to see that the lowest fundamental frequency (resonant frequency) predicted by their model was in good agreement with our observed 3 Hz tail beat frequency preferred by tadpoles of the same size and species.’
- ‘In the premonsoon season, dominant frequencies, fundamental frequencies, maximum frequencies, and syllable lengths differed between colonies.’
- ‘Pitch refers to the fundamental frequency of the sound wave produced.’
- ‘Those harmonics allow for better contrast to tissue, which scatters sound at mainly the fundamental frequency.’
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