standing wave


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for standing wave

a wave (as a sound wave in a chamber or an electromagnetic wave in a transmission line) in which the ratio of its instantaneous amplitude at one point to that at any other point does not vary with time

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
In the end, those crazy kids at fashion week are the peaks or antinodes in a standing wave, while all of us normal-looking civilians are nodes in the same wave.
Using a speaker to generate the sustained 123Hz tone (sine), a standing wave was established with a wavelength ([lambda]) of nearly 2.
There are standing wave solutions to (4)-(7) of the form
Patent Office that covers the development of a speaker enclosure that solves the issue of redirecting destructive standing waves, and provides true to source listening.
2) High waves with significant amount of power in standing wave mode approach the berm top with the help of rising tide (and mean water level up).
For the fundamental frequency, the wavelength of this standing wave is twice the length of the tube.
The summation in expression for the standing wave mode (5) is executed in a loop, with the temporary result being a floating-point variable with user-selectable mantissa precision.
Considering that the dipole antenna is a typical kind of standing wave antenna, we can apply the dipole array model to the interpretation of the radiation characteristics of the antenna.
Thus, all four currents are standing wave currents at 2.
standing wave (averaged over time) in the innermost sphere, has an equivalent in mass.
standing wave for a trip to the concessions and forgot.
We have developed a model of a macroscopically resting extended electron, called standing wave model.
Science pavilion organiser Robin Wheldon-Williams said: "Also known as the standing wave flame tube, or simply flame tube, is a physics experiment demonstrating the relationship between sound waves and sound pressure.