shear wave

See secondary wave.

Nearby words

  1. shear strain,
  2. shear strength,
  3. shear stress,
  4. shear stud,
  5. shear transformation,
  6. shear zone,
  7. sheared,
  8. shearer,
  9. shearing,
  10. shearing gang

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