wave motion

wave motion
: the motion of the particles of a medium in mechanically propagated waves (as water waves or sound waves)

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wave motion noun
1. Undulatory movement
2. Motion in waves, or according to the same laws
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Main Entry:wave

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wave motion,
1. motion like that of waves in water, alternately concave and convex.
2. the forward undulating or vibrational motion of waves by which disturbance of equilibrium is transmitted.

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