Medical Definition of Longitudinal wave

1. Waves where the variation of the field is partially or totally in the direction of propagation (parallel to wavennumber, k [a vector]). Examples include sound waves and Langmuir waves. Contrasted with transverse waves, where the variation is perpendicular to the direction of propagation, such as light waves. (13 Nov 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longitudinal Wave

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longitudinal wave (current term)
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