from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun For a standing wave, the region or point of maximum amplitude between adjacent nodes.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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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  • noun physics A region of maximum amplitude situated between adjacent nodes of a vibrating body, such as a string

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (physics) the point of maximum displacement in a periodic system


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