Definition of Soliton wave
1. Noun. (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. "Soliton waves can travel long distances with little loss of energy or structure"
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Traveling Wave, Travelling Wave
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