- the region of maximum amplitude between two adjacent nodes in a standing wave.
Origin of antinode
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The distance from an antinode to a node is that from 1-2 on the curve and is one-fourth a wave length.
Inconsistent hyphenation of word, 'anti-node' and 'antinode' both present in original text.Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy
John Ambrose Fleming
Now in the open organ pipe (Fig. 341d), the end of the air column d is a place of great vibration or is an antinode.
The open air column therefore extends from antinode to antinode (or from 1-3) or is one-half a wave length.
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Word Origin and History for antinode
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- In a standing wave, the region or point of maximum amplitude between two adjacent nodes. Compare node.
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