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wave-form

[weyv-fawrm] /ˈweɪvˌfɔrm/
noun, Physics.
1.
the shape of a wave, a graph obtained by plotting the instantaneous values of a periodic quantity against the time.
Also, waveform.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • These waveforms are commonly referred to as linear chirps or simply chirps.
  • Overview eeg and emg are used to model brain output as waveforms.

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