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stationary wave


noun

standing wave.

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Nearby words

stationary engineer, stationary front, stationary orbit, stationary point, stationary state, stationary wave, stationer, stationers' company, stationery, stationery office, stationmaster

Origin of stationary wave

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for stationary wave

stationary wave


noun

another name for standing wave
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Science definitions for stationary wave

stationary wave


See standing wave.
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