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  • n. Plural form of lightwave.


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  • And while the tall, strapping, handsome 56-year-old Mr. Moss is a major factor in the show's success in the U.S., he is nothing but "lightwaves" abroad, Mr. Gregg says.

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  • The answer also depends on something called "dark matter," which makes up most of the universe but is not observable in the electromagnetic radiation spectrum we know as lightwaves.

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  • The lightwaves cross over each other, so you put another lens in to flip it back over.

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  • As for my handwaving; we understand how photons gravitate, but is that the same as how lightwaves radiate?

    Dark Matter: Still Existing

  • I guess the stretching out you described would be meaningless to an observer on the surface, as all the lightwaves hit at once.

    A Dark, Misleading Force

  • South Africa and New Zealand will try to make an unbroken record of the oscillating lightwaves emitted by one of these stars in a bid to decipher that code.

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  • In addition it incorporated a tiny electromagnetic set to produce a deflection field which imparted quasi-hydromechanical qualities to the surrounding medium so that the propagation of lightwaves was directed in streamlines around the field thereby making the man inside invisible.

    Venus in Danger

  • In here, you are seeing miniaturised lightwaves with an equally miniaturised retina and all is well.

    Fantastic Voyage

  • It is said that lightwaves are fast, that radiowaves are fast, but ideas travel even faster than light.


  • Finally scenery is slid in on runners and the whole company, in costumes grotesque and beautiful, go through a burlesque that keeps you laughing when you are not applauding, and admiring when you are doing neither; while alternating lightwaves from overhead electric devices flood the picture with shifting, shimmering tides of color.

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