wave train

noun Physics.

a series of successive waves spaced at regular intervals.

Origin of wave train

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

wave train


physics a series of waves travelling in the same direction and spaced at regular intervals
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Science definitions for wave train

wave train

A succession of wave cycles moving at the same speed and typically having the same wavelength.
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