wavelike


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Adj.1.wavelike - uneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
uneven - not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"
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Southward they were piled in great snowy masses, so that he was half disposed to think them mountains; northward and eastward they were in wavelike levels, and blindingly sunlit.
They then will have to prove that Doppler shifts from Earth-like planets can be distinguished from unrelated wavelike motions in the the target stars' photospheres.
As an aside, this observer was recently regaled by James Hawtree of Fermilab with the newest thought making the rounds: If a black hole does not permit any wavelike or particulate radiation to escape its bounds, then how does gravity itself - with its own theoretical wave-particle construct, the graviton - manage to break out and extend its influence into the universe?
Atoms in the Superatom state move in a single wavelike pattern, instead of bouncing around independently, as do the atoms in the other phases.
One minute you're fine, and the next you begin to sweat as crippling cramps move wavelike through your belly.
HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL'S first Los Angeles exhibition builds off of two rolling, wavelike ideas.
* Crawl A snakebot inches across fiat surfaces by moving its body up and down in a wavelike pattern.
The inductive principle of the MTDEM is distinct from the wavelike, surface-penetrating radars MARSIS and SHARAD presently orbiting Mars.
Thereby the wavelike and particlelike properties are conceived to be complementary, in the sense that they are mutually exclusive, and no experiment can reveal both at once.
Rather than an agitator taking space and beating up clothes, a bottom plate moves in a wavelike motion.
As we have explained, radiation can be either particlelike or wavelike.
In one interpretation the knots derive from shock waves excited by the so-called Kelvin-Helmholtz instability - an undulating, wavelike disturbance that occurs where a supersonic fluid brushes past its slower-moving surroundings.