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The mathematical representation of a wave, especially a graph obtained by plotting a characteristic of the wave against time.


(General Physics) physics the shape of the graph of a wave or oscillation obtained by plotting the value of some changing quantity against time


the shape of a wave, usu. represented as a graph of the instantaneous values of a periodic quantity as a function of time.
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Noun1.waveform - the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
undulation, wave - (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
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5 million for infringing two patents associated with monitoring patient impedance while delivering a biphasic waveform.
Hepatic veins show normal triphasic waveform (type I) with two hepatofugal and one hepatopetal (retrograde) velocity peaks and abnormal biphasic waveform (Type II) without retrograde flow phase and without reduced oscillation, biphasic with reduced oscillation (type III) and flat (monophasic) waveform ( type IV).
d) Start with 120 Jules if the defibrillator is rectilinear biphasic waveform
The American heart association recommends 360J for the monophasic waveform and 200J for the biphasic waveform just for the sake of ease and to prevent unnecessary delays in selection of the joules.
Powerheart's STAR(R) Biphasic Waveform Technology provides levels of escalating energy customized to the patient.
Powerheart's STAR Biphasic Waveform Technology provides levels of escalating energy customized to the patient.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved biphasic waveform AEDs for the U.
The ZOLL Biphasic Waveform, designed to enhance clinical performance, employs a fixed duration, rectilinear design.
Rolf Stutz, chairman and CEO of ZOLL added, "Beyond the growth in our existing products during the second quarter, our release of initial clinical trial results of our clinically advanced, patented Biphasic waveform technology was extremely well received by clinicians at the American College of Cardiology Convention in March.