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


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  • By its very nature, this imminent node–antinode state is expected to make global temperature vary significantly above and below a common mean which itself may be approximately constant or may at certain times undergo relatively slow drifts.

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  • Furthermore we present a historical example in which records of temperature-sensitive indicators show that at least some regional temperature patterns have at least once switched from the sinusoidal amplitude-modulation state to the node–antinode state under global climate conditions that were fairly similar to those of the present.

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  • Finally we propose possible physical causes of the latter historical switch from sinusoidal state to node–antinode state.

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  • A previous publication by the author predicted that global temperature patterns will switch from the sinusoidal (amplitude-modulation) state into which it has been since 1944 into a node–antinode (amplitude-modulation) state somewhere over the 1997–2012 period.

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  • The large trapping beam intensity (red) provides an optical potential that traps the sphere near an antinode. - latest science and technology news stories


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