Meaning gravity wave
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A wave created by the action of gravity on density variations in the stratified atmosphere. A generic classification for lee waves, mountains waves, and many other waves that form in the atmosphere.
Source: w1.weather.gov

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vibrations (wave) between two different media, such as water and air.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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(Also called gravitational wave.) A wave disturbance in which buoyancy ( or reduced gravity) acts as the restoring force on parcels displaced from hydrostatic equilibrium. There is a direct oscillator [..]
Source: glossary.ametsoc.org

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Waves that propagate under the influence of buoyancy forces. Gravity waves include surface gravity waves
Source: sites.ualberta.ca

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A wave in which the velocity of propagation is a function of gravity. Water waves over a few inches in length are considered gravity waves.
Source: islandnet.com

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A wave whose velocity of propagation is controlled primarily by gravity. Water waves more than 2 inches long are considered gravity waves. Waves longer then 1 inch and shorter than 2 inches are in an [..]
Source: oceanweather.com

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A wave whose velocity of propagation is controlled primarily by gravity. Water waves more than 5 cm long are considered gravity waves. Waves longer than 2.5 cm and shorter than 5 cm are in an indeterm [..]
Source: pursuetheoutdoors.com

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A wave disturbance in which buoyancy acts as the restoring force on parcels displaced from hydrostatic equilibrium. Waves on the ocean are examples of gravity waves.
Source: srh.noaa.gov

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A wave created by the action of gravity on density variations in the stratified atmosphere. A generic classification for lee waves, mountains waves, and many other waves that form in the atmosphere.
Source: eumetsat.int

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A wave created by the action of gravity on density variations in the stratified atmosphere. A generic classification for lee waves, mountains waves, and many other waves that form in the atmosphere.
Source: forecast.weather.gov

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A wave
Source: extremestorms.com.au

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A wave created by the action of gravity on density variations in the stratified atmosphere. A generic classification for lee waves, mountains waves, and many other waves that form in the atmosphere.
Source: weatherdudes.com

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A wave formed where two fluids meet under the influence of gravity – for example, where the ocean surface meets the atmosphere. (proscribed) A gravitational wave
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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