Definition of Rarefactional

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rarefactional

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rare earth metal
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rare species
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rare spring-sedges
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rarefactional (current term)
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rarely
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Literary usage of Rarefactional

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1. Baltimore Lectures on Molecular Dynamics and the Wave Theory of Light by William Thomson Kelvin (1904)
"191 —219 above), was to find whether or not smallness of propagational velocity of condensational-rarefactional waves through ether void of ponderable ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"Is it probable (if ether is absolutely incompressible, it is certainly possible) that the condensational-rarefactional To produce such relative motions of ..."

3. The Optical Indicatrix and the Transmission of Light in Crystals by Lazarus Fletcher (1892)
"... perpendicular to the ray ; hence the characters of the ether must be so assumed as to secure the absence of the condensational-rarefactional vibrations. ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1896)
"... or by waves essentially longitudinal, or by condensational-rarefactional vibrations ; with but a very small proportion, practically evanescent, ..."

5. The Optical Indicatrix and the Transmission of Light in Crystals by Lazarus Fletcher (1892)
"... perpendicular to the ray ; hence the characters of the ether must be so assumed as to secure the absence of the condensational-rarefactional vibrations. ..."

6. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1889)
"... -rarefactional wave (as in the case of sound in air) in the ether. In the electro-magnetic theory it is got rid of from its velocity being infinite. ..."

7. Chambers' Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1892)
"There is no evidence of the existence of a condensational-rarefactional wave ... the speed of propagation of the condensational-rarefactional wave is zero. ..."

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