superposition

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displacement of any point due to the superposition of wave systems is equal to the sum of the displacements of the individual waves at that point Huygens' principle of superposition , principle of superposition
(physics) a quantum of energy or quasiparticle that can be propagated as a traveling wave in nonlinear systems and is neither preceded nor followed by another such disturbance; does not obey the superposition principle and does not dissipate solitary wave , soliton , soliton wave
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