Definition of wave equation in English:

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wave equation

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noun

Mathematics
A differential equation expressing the properties of motion in waves.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, it was reasonable to assume that a wave equation could explain the behaviour of atomic particles.
  • The Klein-Gordon equation was the first relativistic wave equation.
  • He retired in 1981 but at this time his work was concentrating on the theory of nonlinear wave equations.

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Syllabification: wave e·qua·tion

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