Definition of Traveling wave

1. Noun. A wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wave.

Exact synonyms: Travelling Wave
Generic synonyms: Undulation, Wave
Specialized synonyms: Solitary Wave, Soliton, Soliton Wave



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Traveling Wave

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traveling wave (current term)
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Literary usage of Traveling wave

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"the loop of the grounded wire and the main traveling wave in a power wire, ... The traveling wave on the power wire has now split into two parts and is ..."

2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1860)
"The velocity with which the traveling wave moved was found to depend entirely on the depth of the water. At 3 feet deep the wave travels 6 miles an hour. t ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1860)
"found raised 18 inches at one end and depressed to the same extent at the other. The velocity with which the traveling wave ..."

4. General Lectures on Electrical Engineering by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1908)
"Where a traveling wave is reflected, the combination of the reflected wave and the incoming wave produces a standing wave or oscillation, that is, ..."

5. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana (1860)
"The velocity with which the traveling wave moved was found to depend entirely on the depth of the water. At 3 feet deep the wave travels 6 miles an hour. ..."

6. Elementary Lectures on Electric Discharges, Waves and Impulses, and Other by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1911)
"The traveling wave and its correspondence with effective power of alternating currents. Occurrence of traveling waves: the lightning stroke. ..."

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