instantaneous

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(electronics) an nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform) clipper , limiter
result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx derivative , derived function , differential , differential coefficient , first derivative
difference between the instantaneous pressure at a point in a sound field and the average pressure at that point instantaneous sound pressure , sound pressure
wave (as a sound wave in a chamber or an electromagnetic wave in a transmission line) in which the ratio of its instantaneous amplitude at one point to that at any other point does not vary with time standing wave , stationary wave
hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation; matter is dematerialized at one place and recreated at another teleportation
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