plural noun Physics.
periodic disturbances for which the particle oscillations of the medium are perpendicular to the direction of propagation.
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Ode To The SchwaHow do I love thee? Let me count the schwas . Not exactly what Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote in Sonnet 43 . . . but we like it all the same. Why? Because it finally pays tribute to the most frequent vowel sound in English: the schwa. What is the schwa and how does it sound? Simply put, the schwa is a reduced vowel sound written …
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