Wave

(redirected from Ultrasonic wave)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Wave

A short-term movement that goes against the general trend. For example, if the DJIA rallies on a given trading day but overall is in the midst of a prolonged bear market, the rally is called a wave against the bearish tide.
References in periodicals archive ?
Owing to the higher sound-propagation velocity of water, ultrasonic waves move faster between the two transducers.
t] ultrasonic wave satisfy the wave-equations of (3) and (4) and have the forms:
Numerous studies have been investigated polymer processing using ultrasonic waves (1-17).
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether ultrasonic wave velocity varied with the MC of frozen and unfrozen spruce lumber.
Plaque grows in bacterial chains which cling to tooth enamel, but the ultrasonic wave breaks these chains making them ineffective.
Because different defects interact differently with the ultrasonic wave, each generates a "signature" reflected signal.
PERFLOWSort adopts non-droplet cell sorting method based on mechanical flow changeover instead of the common techniques including ultrasonic wave and high-voltage charging which might do damage to living cells.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers produced a new catalyst that is able to decompose dye organic pollutants in the presence of ultrasonic waves to purify the wastewater.
The 11 papers here consider such topics as photonic properties of non-crystalline solids, ultrasonic wave transport in strongly scattering media, Anderson localization of ultrasound in three dimensions, time reversal focusing and the diffraction limit, and strongly correlated ultracold bosonic and fermionic quantum gases in optical lattices.
t] is the velocity of a transverse ultrasonic wave which is determined by elastic coefficients.
The first sample is made form material without ultrasonic wave treatment and the second one is made from material treated with ultrasonic waves.
When polymer is present in the mold, a proportion of the incident ultrasonic wave will be propagated in the polymer, and reflected from the next boundary to be encountered.

Full browser ?