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wave train

n. Physics
A succession of similar wave pulses.

wave train

n
(General Physics) physics a series of waves travelling in the same direction and spaced at regular intervals

wave′ train`


n.
a series of successive waves spaced at regular intervals.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.wave train - a succession of waves spaced at regular intervals
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
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Figure 1g shows that the year-to-year variation of summertime precipitation in the northern High Plains is typically associated with a zonal wave train (of roughly wavenumber 5) in the NH midlatitudes; its connection to SST is weak overall (Fig.
An extreme wave is defined as a wave which has significant height more than twice the height of measured wave train [1, 2].
When a wave train of a particular mode interacts with an obstacle, it may happen that the incident wave is partially reflected and also partially transmitted into waves of both modes.
"As I wrote my way through the grief, I numbered the days of the wave train, with day one being the day I was informed of Michael's death.
Let Y = [H.sub.1] and Y = [H.sub.2] be right hand side and left hand side wall boundaries and the medium is considered to be induced by a sinusoidal wave train propagating with a constant speed c along the asymmetric trapped channel wall (Fig.
These peaks probably correspond to a quasistationary Rossby wave train (e.g., [20, 45-47]) or Kelvin waves associated with the Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO) and the midlatitude jetstream (e.g., [48, 49]).
(x) Opposing waves and currents: When a swell wave train opposes a wind wave train and these converge with a strong ocean current, very dangerous overall wave conditions are possible.
First, we consider a periodic stable planar wave train of two pulses for a system size of [L.sub.x] = 30, propagating in the negative x-direction with constant velocity (see Figure 2(a)).
In addition, he investigated envelope solitary Rossby waves and modulational instability of a uniform Rossby wave train in two space dimensions.
The bottom end of the secondary echo pulse of the wave train was coincided to the gate pulse.
This results in a wave train propagating into the computational domain.