longitudinal wave(redirected from Longitudinal electromagnetic wave)
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(General Physics) a wave that is propagated in the same direction as the displacement of the transmitting medium. Compare transverse wave
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a wave in which the direction of displacement is the same as the direction of propagation, as a sound wave.
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