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[weyv-fawrm] /ˈweɪvˌfɔrm/
noun, Physics.
the shape of a wave, a graph obtained by plotting the instantaneous values of a periodic quantity against the time.
Origin of wave-form
First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It is then possible to see whether the "wave-form" of the current is what it ought to be.

  • Then he defines the wave-form, voltage, and amperage entering the circuit and defines whatever is coming out.

    With No Strings Attached Gordon Randall Garrett (AKA David Gordon)

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