- a wave carrying energy away from its source
- (as modifier)a travelling-wave aerial
Why Are We Calling Everything A “Wave”?Why have so many waves found their way into our cultural lexicon in recent years? In this article, the first in the column Mincing Metaphors, we unpack this oceanic metaphor to better understand what it means and why it’s proving so useful right now.
Take A Journey With These Quotes About Exploration And TravelNothing expands your knowledge like travel and these authors have the words to describe it.
- traveller's cheque,
- traveller's joy,
- travelling people,
- travelling salesman,
- travelling-wave tube,
- traven, b.,
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