wave train

Origin of wave train

First recorded in 1895–1900
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wave train

noun
  1. physics a series of waves travelling in the same direction and spaced at regular intervals
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wave train in Science

wave train

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