from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. For a standing wave, the region or point of maximum amplitude between adjacent nodes.
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- n. A region of maximum amplitude situated between adjacent nodes of a vibrating body, such as a string
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A point of a vibrating string where the amplitude of vibration is greatest. It is at the middle of a loop or ventral segment, and half-way between two adjacent nodes.
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- n. (physics) the point of maximum displacement in a periodic system
anti- + node (Wiktionary)