sine wave

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sine wave

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

sine wave

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

sine′ wave`



n.
a periodic oscillation, as simple harmonic motion, having the same geometric representation as a sine.
[1890–95]
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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
Translations
onda senoidal
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When the parameters in the sinusoidal function were estimated, the period could be computed as [OMEGA] = [absolute value of 2[pi]/rho]].
The value of each quantity averaged over a switching period can be represented by a sinusoidal function.