Definition of wave train in English:

wave train


  • A group of waves of equal or similar wavelengths travelling in the same direction.

    • ‘I suspect that the series of waves in the wave train was smaller at farther shores too, and that there were fewer noticeable waves on African shores than Southeast Asian ones.’
    • ‘That factor can also be understood in terms of the longer wave train (lower frequencies) created in an earthquake of large magnitude.’
    • ‘At first, try the move on the first wave in a wave train because it will have the most distinct shape compared to the chop that comes later.’
    • ‘No sooner have we regained the river than we're riding another fast wave train.’
    • ‘We rushed down a granite chute, our kayaks smashing through wave trains, and spilled into a quiet pool.’