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S wave

noun, Geology.
a transverse earthquake wave that travels through the interior of the earth and is usually the second conspicuous wave to reach a seismograph.
Also called secondary wave.
Compare L wave, P wave. Unabridged
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S wave in Medicine

S wave n.
A downward deflection of the QRS complex in an electrocardiogram following an R wave.

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S wave in Science
S wave  
See secondary wave.
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