# sine wave

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## sine wave

n.
A waveform with deviation that can be graphically expressed as the sine curve.

## sine wave

n
(General Physics) any oscillation, such as a sound wave or alternating current, whose waveform is that of a sine curve

## sine′ wave`

n.
a periodic oscillation, as simple harmonic motion, having the same geometric representation as a sine.
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 Noun 1 sine wave - a wave whose waveform resembles a sine curveundulation, wave - (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
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It could be seen that the complete sinusoidal waveform is obtained.
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Figure 6(b) shows that the operation of the APF with the Euler predictive current control and the P-Q theory is maintained throughout the filter inductance step, since the sinusoidal waveform quality of the supply currents is stable as shown in Figure 6(b), ensuring reliable operation of the APF and, therefore, the predictive controller is likely to be compliant under dynamic conditions, a typical requirement for control techniques; however, the amplitude of the filter current waveforms slightly fell from 2 A to 1.
The samples investigated with Genetic Algorithm and Differential Evolution Algorithm to estimate best sinusoidal waveform fitness.
Inverters change motors' speed by changing the nature of the supply voltage from a smooth sinusoidal waveform to a rapidly switching one.
You can chop off part of the sinusoidal waveform of the input AC voltage to dim incandescent (halogen) lamps without heavy de-rating because the power drawn by the lamp has a near linear relationship with the reduced RMS voltage.
In the normal susceptibility measurement, we just take one value of the output signal and judge if the microcontroller fails; but under pressure of CWI, the output signal is similar to a periodic sinusoidal waveform.
A personal care article for contact with human skin upon movement of the article over the skin at a movement speed of the article relative to the skin, said article comprising: a non-woven substrate having a longitudinal direction, a transverse direction and at least one skin-contact surface; a plurality of surface features disposed on the at least one skin-contact surface in a sinusoidal waveform thong at least one of the longitudinal direction and the transverse direction of the substrate, the surface features having a uniform height that generally defines an amplitude of the sinusoidal waveform, said height being in the range of about 0.
The external electromagnetic source is not an EMP waveform but a normalized sinusoidal waveform.
The system uses a proprietary PWM sinusoidal waveform that combines with a 5th generation IGBT device to create improved bearing and spindle life.

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