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(acoustics) the pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a sound wave acoustic radiation pressure
(acoustics) a wave that transmits sound acoustic wave , sound wave
high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) aegir , bore , eager , eagre , tidal bore
sound wave that is transmitted via air air wave
modulation of the amplitude of the (radio) carrier wave AM , amplitude modulation
(physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave amplitude
wave-tossed asea , awash
audible acoustic wave frequency audio , audio frequency
backward flow over propeller or wave at beach backwash
wave that spreads behind a boat as it moves forward backwash , wake
large sea wave billow , surge
ride a wave without a surfboard body surf
tidal wave bore , tsunami
(physics) statistical law obeyed by a system of particles whose wave function is not changed when two particles are interchanged (the Pauli exclusion principle does not apply) Bose-Einstein statistics
wave a weapon brandish
weapon, wave a brandish , flourish
wave that crests or breaks into foam breaker , comber , roller
French nuclear physicist who generalized the wave-particle duality by proposing that particles of matter exhibit wavelike properties (1892-1987) Broglie , de Broglie , Louis Victor de Broglie
radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal carrier , carrier wave
Dutch physicist who first formulated the wave theory of light (1629-1695) Christiaan Huygens , Christian Huygens , Huygens
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