undulatory theory


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Noun1.Undulatory theory - (physics) the theory that light is transmitted as wavesundulatory theory - (physics) the theory that light is transmitted as waves
scientific theory - a theory that explains scientific observations; "scientific theories must be falsifiable"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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An Undulatory Theory of the Mechanics of Atoms and Molecules.