antinode


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an·ti·node

 (ăn′tĭ-nōd′)
n.
For a standing wave, the region or point of maximum amplitude between adjacent nodes.

an′ti·nod′al (-nōd′l) adj.

antinode

(ˈæntɪˌnəʊd)
n
(General Physics) physics a point at which the amplitude of one of the two kinds of displacement in a standing wave has maximum value. Generally the other kind of displacement has its minimum value at this point. See also standing wave Compare node
ˌantiˈnodal adj

an•ti•node

(ˈæn tɪˌnoʊd)

n.
the region of maximum amplitude between two adjacent nodes in a standing wave.
[1880–85]
an`ti•nod′al, adj.

an·ti·node

(ăn′tĭ-nōd′)
In a standing wave, the region or point of maximum amplitude between two adjacent nodes. Compare node.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antinode - (physics) the point of maximum displacement in a periodic system
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
node - (physics) the point of minimum displacement in a periodic system
Translations

antinode

[ˈæntɪˌnəʊd] n (Phys) → ventre m, antinodo
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It is understood that flexural waves generated in the pole would cause it to break at the antinode, where the curvature is maximum.
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5 [lambda] with the three quantum wells centered at the antinode of the laser optical field standing wave and the cavity radius has been taken as 5 [micro]m.
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