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sound wave

n.
A longitudinal pressure wave of audible or inaudible sound.

sound wave

n
(General Physics) a wave that propagates sound

sound′ wave`


n.
Physics.
a longitudinal wave in an elastic medium, esp. a wave producing an audible sensation.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sound wave - (acoustics) a wave that transmits soundsound wave - (acoustics) a wave that transmits sound
acoustics - the study of the physical properties of sound
undulation, wave - (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
air wave - a sound wave that is transmitted via air
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No sound of conflict reached our ears, for in the rarefied atmosphere of our great altitude no sound wave could penetrate; they were dissipated in thin air far below us.
Because of this, we think a single sound wave could be used to "sing" to large numbers of nanowires simultaneously, enabling us to move a lot of data using very little power.
The device creates a sound wave which pushes abnormal tumour cells to one side, away from white blood cells.
The device creates a sound wave which pushes abnormal tumour cells to one side as they pass through, away from white blood cells.
The team created a metamaterials structure that could compress and amplify a sound wave before it reaches the sensor, so the sensor has a better chance of picking up the wave, or signal.
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Radio waves are detected with an antenna, and a sound wave can be extracted with a demodulator, then sent to speakers courtesy of an amplifier.
When a crash occurs, the sensor registers the sound wave variations caused by the deformation of steel chassis components and alerts reactive safety devices like air bags and seat belt pretensioners.
The transducer transmits the sound wave pulse recordings to a monitor, which shows the peaks of the pulses.
TouchThruMetal uses the latest in sound wave technology to detect the touch of the surface of just about any material.
Using a microphone, a Vernier LabPro interface, and Vernier Logger Pro software, real-time graphs of sound wave amplitude versus time were constructed for frequencies of 480 Hz and 512 Hz.
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