When Miss Hopkins came in to tea an electric wave of excitement surged round the room, then broke in disappointment.
The words were vibrant with a low-pitched hum, that smote and bored like the impact of an electric wave.
The wave of the sea and the electric wave impel that whole vast mass at every instant.
To understand the nature of an electric wave we must consider, in the first place, some properties of the ether.
It was our own Joseph Henry who, in 1842, discovered the electric wave—the "induction" upon which wireless telegraphy depends.
Moreover, we have now many kinds of electric wave detectors based on quite different physical principles.
Mrs. Willoughby's indignant rising to the occasion could be felt like an electric wave.
Her breath came suddenly; with the monosyllable an electric wave had set the pulses of both tingling.
Many a union or a parting impossible to fire is wrought instantly by the electric wave.
When an electric wave passes over it, good conducting contact ensues.