stationary wave
noun Date: 1856 standing wave

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stationary wave — n. STANDING WAVE: also called stationary vibration * * * …   Universalium

  • stationary wave — n. STANDING WAVE: also called stationary vibration …   English World dictionary

  • stationary wave — nuostovioji banga statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. stationary wave vok. stationäre Welle, f rus. стационарная волна, f pranc. onde stationnaire, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • stationary wave — noun A wave form which occurs in a limited, fixed medium in such a way that the reflected wave coincides with the produced wave. A common example is the vibration of the strings on a musical stringed instrument. Syn: fixed wave, standing wave …   Wiktionary

  • stationary wave — noun a wave (as a sound wave in a chamber or an electromagnetic wave in a transmission line) in which the ratio of its instantaneous amplitude at one point to that at any other point does not vary with time • Syn: ↑standing wave • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stationary wave — sta′tionary wave′ n. phs standing wave • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • stationary wave. — See standing wave. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • stationary wave — motionless wave …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stationary wave — noun Physics another term for standing wave …   English new terms dictionary

  • stationary wave — /steɪʃənri ˈweɪv/ (say stayshuhnree wayv) noun → standing wave (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

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