EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun . Physics the region of maximum amplitude between two adjacent nodes in a standing wave. Origin of antinode
First recorded in
node Related forms an·ti·nod·al, adjective
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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.
Now in the open organ pipe (Fig. 341d), the end of the air column d is a place of great vibration or is an
The open air column therefore extends from
antinode to antinode (or from 1-3) or is one-half a wave length. British Dictionary definitions for antinode noun physics a point at which the amplitude of one of the two kinds of displacement in a standing wave has maximum value. Generally the other kind of displacement has its minimum value at this point See also standing wave Compare node Derived Forms antinodal, adjective
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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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