a periodic oscillation, as simple harmonic motion, having the same geometric representation as a sine function.
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Origin of sine wave
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby sine wave
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British Dictionary definitions for sine wave
any oscillation, such as a sound wave or alternating current, whose waveform is that of a sine curve
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