# Frequency distribution

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## frequency distribution

- (
*Also called*frequency curve.) The relationship between the probability that a threshold is exceeded and the threshold.

In a graphical representation, the curve is often plotted with frequency or probability on the vertical*y*axis and the corresponding rainfall or flood flow values on the horizontal*x*axis.