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The continuous line or surface including all the points in space reached by a wave or vibration at the same instant as it travels through a medium.
(General Physics) physics a surface associated with a propagating wave and passing through all points in the wave that have the same phase. It is usually perpendicular to the direction of propagation
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|Noun||1.||wavefront - (physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium|
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
surface - the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"