waveform

wave-form

[weyv-fawrm]
noun Physics.
the shape of a wave, a graph obtained by plotting the instantaneous values of a periodic quantity against the time.
Also, waveform.


Origin:
1840–50

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waveform (ˈweɪvˌfɔːm)
 
n
physics the shape of the graph of a wave or oscillation obtained by plotting the value of some changing quantity against time

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