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sine wave
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noun
Physics.
a periodic oscillation, as simple harmonic motion, having the same geometric representation as a sine function.
Origin:
1890–95
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sine wave
—
n
any oscillation, such as a sound wave or alternating current, whose waveform is that of a sine curve
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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FOLDOC
Computing Dictionary
sine wave definition
mathematics
A waveform of a single constant frequency and amplitude that continues for all time.
Compare
wavelet
.
(19941109)
The Free Online Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
http://foldoc.org
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Example sentences
Across the canyon, a
sine wave
snakes across a boulder.
They then fit a smooth
sine wave
to the data points, to get the solid wavy line.
The offset
sine wave
drive signal was used for this calculation.
The top
sine wave
is the test frequency, and the bottom
sine wave
represents a signal from the reference.
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