from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The form assumed by oscillations, as in water, sand, etc.


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  • At this same locality I also found several horizons of dessication mudcracks, synaeresis mudcracks, and wave-form ripples.

    Fossilized Ripples - The Panda's Thumb

  • I suspect that the ball reverted to wave-form during my various eye-blinks when it was momentarily freed from the restraints of objective observation In three hours, I did not get one single, solitary point.

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  • This wire-weird longsong, he must have had some kind of wave-form projector in his pocket.

    Trouble Magnet

  • What if there's such a thing as an evil wave-form '?

    Mid Flinx

  • Guilt is now known to be an electromagnetic wave-form which is reflected and diffused by the material from which these shirts are made.

    Don't Panic

  • And on the screen of the differential oscilloscope the fine green saw-tooth wave-form of the electronic trace, which gave continuously the instantaneous value of the brain's shortage in time, flickered insanely and apparently reasonlessly up and down; occasionally falling clear off the bottom of the screen.

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • 'I see; and a difference in wave-form that would be imperceptible to me might mean a lot to you.'

    Masters Of The Vortex

  • Any wave-form reacts differently toward obstacles according to whether these are larger or smaller than its own wavelength.

    The Human Brain

  • Objects that are smaller do not; instead the wave-form tends to go around it.

    The Human Brain

  • The Englishman Isaac Newton believed that light consisted of speeding particles; the Dutchman Christian Huygens believed that it was a wave-form.

    The Human Brain


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