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- another term for standing wave
- ‘The stationary wave of Activator concentration is very similar to modes of vibration on a guitar string: only certain wavelengths can fit.’
- ‘The conditions giving rise to different types of flow are examined; in particular, the conditions causing stationary waves in the downstream area.’
- ‘In Colorado Springs, Colo., where he stayed from May 1899 until early 1900, Tesla made what he regarded as his most important discovery - terrestrial stationary waves.’
- ‘He also studied a stationary wave in a rectangular canal.’
- ‘On varying the width, one can observe in detail the transformation of the stationary waves confined between the steps of atomic height in waves of electrons that move freely.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.