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sine wave

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

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



n.
a periodic oscillation, as simple harmonic motion, having the same geometric representation as a sine.
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Noun1.sine wave - a wave whose waveform resembles a sine curve
undulation, wave - (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
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