elastic wave

  1. a wave propagated by the elastic deformation of a medium.

Origin of elastic wave

First recorded in 1930–35

Words Nearby elastic wave

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How to use elastic wave in a sentence

  • What down, what sand, what deep moss, what elastic wave could match the bed and cushion of the gale?

    Ceres' Runaway | Alice Meynell