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wave Inglés británico e internacional

Move one’s hand to and fro in greeting or as a signal

wave Tesauro Inglés

Farrell waved a hand dismissively

body wave Inglés británico e internacional

A soft, light permanent wave designed to give the hair fullness

bow wave Inglés británico e internacional

A wave or system of waves set up at the bows of a moving ship

cold wave Inglés británico e internacional

A spell of cold weather over a wide area

lee wave Inglés británico e internacional

A standing wave generated on the sheltered side of a mountain by an air current passing over or around it, and often made visible by the formation of clouds

long wave Inglés británico e internacional

A radio wave of a wavelength above one kilometre (and a frequency below 300 kHz)

new wave Inglés británico e internacional

A group of people or artistic works introducing new styles or ideas, in particular

sky wave Inglés británico e internacional

A radio wave reflected from the ionosphere

wave farm Inglés británico e internacional

An area of the sea where machinery is installed to harness the energy produced by waves in order to generate electricity

new wave New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

new style of music, film, etc.

Alfvén wave Inglés británico e internacional

A transverse magnetohydrodynamic wave travelling in the direction of the magnetic field in a magnetized plasma. The velocity of such waves (the Alfvén velocity or speed) is characteristic for a plasma of given properties

crime wave Inglés británico e internacional

A sudden increase in the number of crimes committed in a country or area

finger wave Inglés británico e internacional

A wave set in wet hair using the fingers

ground wave Inglés británico e internacional

A radio wave which reaches a receiver from a transmitter directly, without reflection from the ionosphere

medium wave Inglés británico e internacional

A radio wave of a frequency between 300 kHz and 3 MHz

radio wave Inglés británico e internacional

An electromagnetic wave of a frequency between about 104 and 1011 or 1012 Hz, as used for long-distance communication

shock wave Inglés británico e internacional

A sharp change of pressure in a narrow region travelling through a medium, especially air, caused by explosion or by a body moving faster than sound

short wave Inglés británico e internacional

A radio wave of a wavelength between about 10 and 100 m (and a frequency of about 3 to 30 MHz)

sound wave Inglés británico e internacional

A wave of compression and rarefaction, by which sound is propagated in an elastic medium such as air

square wave Inglés británico e internacional

A periodic wave that varies abruptly in amplitude between two fixed values, spending equal times at each

tidal wave Inglés británico e internacional

An exceptionally large ocean wave, especially one caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruption

wave number Inglés británico e internacional

The number of waves in a unit distance

wave packet Inglés británico e internacional

A group of superposed waves which together form a travelling localized disturbance, especially one described by Schrödinger’s equation and regarded as representing a particle

wave power Inglés británico e internacional

Power obtained by harnessing the energy produced by waves at sea

wave theory Inglés británico e internacional

The theory that light is propagated through the ether by a wave motion imparted to the ether by the molecular vibrations of the radiant body

wave train Inglés británico e internacional

A group of waves of equal or similar wavelengths travelling in the same direction

carrier wave Inglés británico e internacional

A high-frequency electromagnetic wave modulated in amplitude or frequency to convey a signal

gravity wave Inglés británico e internacional

A hypothetical wave carrying gravitational energy, postulated by Einstein to be emitted when a massive body is accelerated

Hertzian wave Inglés británico e internacional

Former term for radio wave.

Mexican wave Inglés británico e internacional

An effect resembling a moving wave produced by successive sections of the crowd in a stadium standing up, raising their arms, lowering them, and sitting down again

Rayleigh wave Inglés británico e internacional

An undulating wave that travels over the surface of a solid, especially of the ground in an earthquake, with a speed independent of wavelength, the motion of the particles being in ellipses

seismic wave Inglés británico e internacional

An elastic wave in the earth produced by an earthquake or other means

sneaker wave Inglés británico e internacional

An unanticipated coastal wave that is much greater in force and height than the waves preceding it

solitary wave Inglés británico e internacional

Another term for soliton.

standing wave Inglés británico e internacional

A vibration of a system in which some particular points remain fixed while others between them vibrate with the maximum amplitude

thought wave Inglés británico e internacional

A supposed pattern of energy by which it is claimed that thoughts are transferred from one person to another

wave equation Inglés británico e internacional

A differential equation expressing the properties of motion in waves

wave function Inglés británico e internacional

A function that satisfies a wave equation and describes the properties of a wave

wave machine Inglés británico e internacional

A machine that creates waves in the water in a swimming pool

continuous wave Inglés británico e internacional

An electromagnetic wave, especially a radio wave, having a constant amplitude

stationary wave Inglés británico e internacional

Another term for standing wave.

transverse wave Inglés británico e internacional

A wave in which the medium vibrates at right angles to the direction of its propagation

travelling wave Inglés británico e internacional

A wave in which the positions of maximum and minimum amplitude travel through the medium

wave mechanics Inglés británico e internacional

A method of analysis of the behaviour of atomic phenomena with particles represented by wave equations

longitudinal wave Inglés británico e internacional

A wave vibrating in the direction of propagation


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