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Meaning of "wave speed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WAVE SPEED

wave speed play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WAVE SPEED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wave speed is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WAVE SPEED

wave
wave down
wave energy
wave equation
wave farm
wave function
wave mechanics
wave moth
wave number
wave power
wave theory
wave train
wave velocity
wave-and-pay
wave-cut platform
waveband
waved umber
waveform
wavefront
waveguide

WORDS THAT END LIKE WAVE SPEED

airspeed
at speed
average speed
base speed
cruising speed
film speed
Godspeed
groundspeed
group speed
high-speed
instantaneous speed
landing speed
multispeed
phase speed
reading speed
shutter speed
speed
superspeed
two-speed
typing speed
up to speed

Synonyms and antonyms of wave speed in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «wave speed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WAVE SPEED

Find out the translation of wave speed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wave speed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wave speed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

波速
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

velocidad de la onda
570 millions of speakers

English

wave speed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लहर की गति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سرعة الموجة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скорость волны
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

velocidade de onda
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তরঙ্গ গতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vitesse de l´onde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kelajuan gelombang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wellengeschwindigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

波の速さ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

파 속도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kacepetan gelombang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tốc độ sóng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அலை வேகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लाट गति
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dalga hızı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

velocità dell´onda
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prędkość fali
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

швидкість хвилі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

viteza de val
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταχύτητα κύμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

golfspoed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

våghastigheten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bølgehastighet
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wave speed

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WAVE SPEED»

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Computation and Applied Mathematics
The continuation rules for wave curves are justified by the Bethe-Wendroff theorem [47], as applied to determine the qualitative behavior of the wave speed along a wave curve. This analysis is conveniently performed using wave speed ...
2
Travelling Waves in Nonlinear Diffusion-Convection Reaction
(b) If GQ > 0, m + p = 2 and bo > 0, equation (12.17) has a one-parameter family of distinct unbounded monotonic travelling-wave solutions decreasing to 0 in the sense of Definition 11.1 for every wave speed a > 2v/mco and no such solution ...
Brian H. Gilding, Robert Kersner, 2004
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Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Volume 1, Chapters 1-22
By what factor would you have to multiply the tension in a stretched string so as to double the wave speed? Assume the string does not stretch. (a) a factor of 8 (b) a factor of 4 (c) a factor of 2 (d) a factor of 0.5 (e) You could not change the ...
Raymond Serway, John Jewett, 2009
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Developments in Offshore Engineering: Wave Phenomena and ...
If there is no current,_T11 = O, and hence c = U, so that in this special case the wave speed is equal to U, previously introduced as the mean fluid speed in the frame of the wave. This is Stokes' first approximation to the wave speed, usually ...
John B. Herbich, 1998
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College Physics
The other is the wave speed, which is the rate at which the disturbance propagates along the length of the string in the x-direction. We wish to find an expression for the wave speed. If a horizontal string under tension is pulled vertically and ...
Raymond A. Serway, Chris Vuille, Jerry S. Faughn
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Tsunami: The Underrated Hazard
simple function of depth as follows: C gd0:5 2:2 where C wave speed (ms À1 ) g gravitational acceleration (9.81ms À1 ) The wavelength of a tsunami is also a simple function of wave speed, C, and period, T, as follows: LCT 2:3 Equation ...
Edward Bryant, 2008
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Waves, Tides, and Shallow-water Processes
We assume that the amount of energy within this length of wave crest remains constant, the wave is not yet ready to break, and that water depth is less than 1/ 20 of the wavelength (i.e. Equation 1 .4 applies: c = *Jgd ). Because wave speed in ...
John Wright, Angela Colling, Dave Park, 1999
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Enhanced College Physics
The other is the wave speed, which is the rate at which the disturbance propagates along the length of the string in the x-direction. We wish to find an expression for the wave speed. If a horizontal string under tension is pulled vertically and ...
Raymond Serway, Jerry Faughn, Chris Vuille, 2006
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Extended Finite Element Method: Tsinghua University Press ...
Kð _aÞ is a factor related to the instantaneous crack propagation velocity; that is, Kð_aÞzð1À _a=CrÞ= ffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffiffi 1À _a=Cd p (3.4) where Cr and Cd are Rayleigh wave speed and expansion wave speed respectively.
Zhuo Zhuang, Zhanli Liu, Binbin Cheng, 2014
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Strengthening Physical Science Skills for Middle & Upper ...
Chapter. XI: Understanding. Waves. Science/Math.Activity.3:.Wave.Speed. The speed of a wave depends upon wave frequency and wavelength. The speed of the wave is the number of meters a crest moves in a specific time period. Wave.
Myrl Shireman, 2009

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WAVE SPEED»

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What Is the Speed of Sound?
I wonder if stadium wave speeds are fairly constant for different stadiums and crowds. My guess is that they would all have similar speed values. Maybe this will ... «Wired, Oct 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wave speed [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wave-speed>. Jul 2020 ».
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