from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A highly stable, wavelike state of localized oscillations that develops in masses of small granular particles or of some liquids when lying on a flat surface that is vibrating at certain resonant frequencies.
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- noun physics A form of
solitonobserved in a granularenvironment
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[oscill(ate) + –on.]
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