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antinode Syllabification: an·ti·node
Pronunciation: /ˈan(t)iˌnōd/

Definition of antinode in English:


The position of maximum displacement in a standing wave system.
Example sentences
  • However, keep in mind that the third transverse mode also has an antinode at the center of the bar.
  • Very similar to a coffee cup, whose nodes and antinodes are determined by the location of the handle.
  • As the speaker volume increases, the difference between nodes and antinodes becomes easier to hear.

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