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stationary wave Syllabification: sta·tion·ar·y wave

Definition of stationary wave in English:


Another term for standing wave.
Example sentences
  • On varying the width, one can observe in detail the transformation of the stationary waves confined between the steps of atomic height in waves of electrons that move freely.
  • The stationary wave of Activator concentration is very similar to modes of vibration on a guitar string: only certain wavelengths can fit.
  • The conditions giving rise to different types of flow are examined; in particular, the conditions causing stationary waves in the downstream area.
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