sound wave

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Synonyms for sound wave

(acoustics) a wave that transmits sound

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Sound waves were much gentler and only applied a force to the exosomes for a second or less, said the researchers, whose work is reported in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
We sell them framed; I make every frame so that it complements the actual sound wave and looks proportional, and we sell them with that or without the frame.
Medsonix was invented by a former contractor for the US Navy, Alphonse 'Al' Cassone, an American engineer who experimented with sound waves for 15 years.
The researchers are able to use the sound waves to produce a specific hologram at a specific distance away.
You can't hear these sound waves, but when they bounce off different parts of the body, they create "echoes" that are picked up by the probe and turned into a moving image.
The opposing forces set particles and photons into motion in the form of sound waves.
Dr Tom Hayward from the University of Sheffield and Professor John Cunningham from the University of Leeds have together come up with a completely new solution: passing sound waves across the surface on which the wires are fixed.
Interestingly, it has been observed, that the rate of data flow can be altered by regulating the pitch of the sound wave.
The researchers used an array of 64 miniature loudspeakers to create high-pitch and high-intensity sound waves.
By changing the levels and distribution of the high-pitched and high-intensity sound waves, the device can move ball through the air.
The counterclockwise motion of the air should force sound waves into a counterclockwise path along the edge of the device.
But a pioneering device containing a microchip uses sound waves to spot the difference between tumour cells and white blood cells.
A BLOOD test using sound waves to detect cancer may end the need to take tissue samples.
Younger grades will appreciate the 'Light & Sound Waves Close-Up' series of 24 pages ($16.
Researchers at RMIT University in Australia have used sound waves to enable precision micro-and nano-manufacturing.