wave


wave

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Wave — Wave, n. [From {Wave}, v.; not the same word as OE. wawe, waghe, a wave, which is akin to E. wag to move. [root]138. See {Wave}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. An advancing ridge or swell on the surface of a liquid, as of the sea, resulting from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wave — (englisch: Welle) ist: Wave (Musik), eine Sammelbezeichnung für mehrere Teilgebiete der Musik RIFF WAVE, ein Dateiformat für digitale Audiodateien Hebel Zertifikat, ein Zertifikat (Wirtschaft, Börse), das die Kursänderung eines Basiswertes… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wave — Wave, v. t. 1. To move one way and the other; to brandish. [[AE]neas] waved his fatal sword. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To raise into inequalities of surface; to give an undulating form a surface to. [1913 Webster] Horns whelked and waved like the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wave — Wave, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waving}.] [OE. waven, AS. wafian to waver, to hesitate, to wonder; akin to w[ae]fre wavering, restless, MHG. wabern to be in motion, Icel. vafra to hover about; cf. Icel. v[=a]fa to vibrate. Cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wave — (w[=a]v), v. t. See {Waive}. Sir H. Wotton. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wave — A wave is a disturbance that propagates through space and time, usually with transference of energy. While a mechanical wave exists in a medium (which on deformation is capable of producing elastic restoring forces), waves of electromagnetic… …   Wikipedia

  • WAVE (TV) — For other meanings, see wave (disambiguation). WAVE Louisville, Kentucky Branding WAVE 3 (general) WAVE 3 News (newscasts) Slogan Working For You …   Wikipedia

  • Wave — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Wave, mot anglais signifiant « vague » (nom commun féminin), peut notamment désigner : Musique Wave, album d Antonio Carlos Jobim, sorti en …   Wikipédia en Français

  • wave — 1. A formation of forces, landing ships, craft, amphibious vehicles or aircraft, required to beach or land about the same time. Can be classified as to type, function or order as shown: a. assault wave; b. boat wave; c. helicopter wave; d.… …   Military dictionary

  • WAVE — WAVEform audio format Waveform Extension de fichier .wav Type MIME audio/wav audio/wave Développé par Microsoft IBM Type de format fichier audio Extension du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • wave — I. verb (waved; waving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wafian to wave with the hands; akin to Old English wæfan to clothe and perhaps to Old English wefan to weave Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to motion with the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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