Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A longitudinal pressure wave of audible or inaudible sound.

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  • n. the longitudinal wave of pressure that is transmitted through any plastic material; audible sound.

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

  • n. (acoustics) a wave that transmits sound

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Examples

  • Sch├Ądelbauer's cry rang out above the din and everyone in the tank was struck by the sound wave like a hammer-blow.

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