- a series of successive waves spaced at regular intervals.
Origin of wave train
First recorded in 1895–1900
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The rising pitch is heard because the ear is rushing Page 21 down the wave-train, every instant nearer to the source.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1
- physics a series of waves travelling in the same direction and spaced at regular intervals
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- A succession of wave cycles moving at the same speed and typically having the same wavelength.
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