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square wave

noun, Mathematics, Physics.
1.
a graph, function, vibration, etc., that is periodic and equal to one constant on one half of the period and a different constant, which may be zero, on the other half.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • square wave voltage waveforms begin to look more sinusoidal due to finite bandwidth.
British Dictionary definitions for square wave

square wave

noun
1.
an oscillation, for example in voltage pulse, that alternates between two fixed values with a negligible transition time between the two, giving a rectangular waveform
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