waveform

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wave·form

 (wāv′fôrm′)
n.
The mathematical representation of a wave, especially a graph obtained by plotting a characteristic of the wave against time.

waveform

(ˈweɪvˌfɔːm)
n
(General Physics) physics the shape of the graph of a wave or oscillation obtained by plotting the value of some changing quantity against time

wave•form

(ˈweɪvˌfɔrm)
n.
the shape of a wave, usu. represented as a graph of the instantaneous values of a periodic quantity as a function of time.
[1840–50]
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Noun1.waveform - the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
undulation, wave - (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth