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wave·front

 (wāv′frŭnt′)
n.
The continuous line or surface including all the points in space reached by a wave or vibration at the same instant as it travels through a medium.

wavefront

(ˈweɪvˌfrʌnt)
n
(General Physics) physics a surface associated with a propagating wave and passing through all points in the wave that have the same phase. It is usually perpendicular to the direction of propagation
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Noun1.wavefront - (physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
surface - the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"
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Brett Davidson, president and CEO of Wavefront Technology Solutions, said, 'Wavefront's pulsed injection processes enable global oil producers to potentially add reserve barrels and allow the efficient remediation of contaminated sites.
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