destructive interference

noun Physics.

the interference of two waves of equal frequency and opposite phase, resulting in their cancellation where the negative displacement of one always coincides with the positive displacement of the other.

Nearby words

  1. destruction,
  2. destructionist,
  3. destructive,
  4. destructive competition,
  5. destructive distillation,
  6. destructively,
  7. destructivity,
  8. destructo,
  9. destructor,
  10. desuetude Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019