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the least distance between two adjacent vibrating particles with the same displacement and velocity at the same time
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Distance between two successive wave crests or troughs.
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The distance between crests of waves, such as those of the electromagnetic spectrum.
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The distance between analogous points in a wave train, measured perpendicular to the wavefront. In seismic data, the wavelength is the seismic velocity divided by frequency. Wavelength is defined as: [..]
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The distance between adjacent peaks (or adjacent troughs) on a wave. Varying the wavelength of light changes its color; varying the wavelength of sound changes its pitch.
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A unit of measurement, from on crest to the next, in the spectrum, stated as nanometer (one billionth of a meter).
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The distance between consecutive crests of a wave. This serves as a unit of measure of electromagnetic radiation.
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the distance between the crests of two waves.
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In radiation, the distance between periodic spatial repetitions of an electromagnetic wave at a given instant of time; used extensively to classify the nature of the radiation, since most of the inter [..]
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The wavelength is the distance between successive points of equal amplitude and phase on a wave (for example, crest to crest or trough to trough).
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The distance between two wave crests. Radio waves can have lengths of several feet; the wavelengths of X-rays are roughly the size of atoms.
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The distance between "waves" in the electromagnetic field, specified as angstroms or Nanometers.
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the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave a shared orientation leading to mutual understanding; "they ar [..]
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The length of one complete electromagnetic wave, measured usually from crest to crest or trough to trough of successive vibrations.
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The distance between points of corresponding phase of two consecutive cycles of a wave.
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The distance between two wave crests. Radio waves can have lengths of several feet; the wavelengths of X-rays are roughly the size of atoms.
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The distance between points of corresponding phase of two consecutive cycles of a wave. Note: The wavelength, , is related to the propagation velocity, v, and the frequency, f, by = v/f.
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Distance, from peak to peak, of any waveform. For electromagnetic radiation in the infrared region, typically measured in microns and symbolized by l.
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The distance between two peaks of a wave. See also Electromagnetic radiation and Frequency.
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The distance over which a wave repeats itself exactly once.
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noun. the measured space between consecutive peaks in a wave movement. The is equivalent to the velocity of propagation of the wave movement divided by its frequency.
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The length of one complete wave of an alternating or vibrating phenomenon, generally measured from crest to crest or from trough to trough of successive waves.
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The way we measure sound waves, audio waves, and other types of waves is by their length and their height (amplitude). The length of a wave (or wavelength) refers to the distance between the peak of o [..]
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The distance between the crests of a wave in a radio signal, measured as the speed of light divided by the frequency in Hz.
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The distance between two adjacent points on an electromagnetic wave. A shorter wavelength means a higher frequency.
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(n) - the length of a wave from crest to crest or trough to trough
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Here, the length between two peaks in a repeated stimulus such as a wave, light, or sound. See Box 9.1, Box 10.1.
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The distance between two identical points on neighboring waves.
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The distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the adjacent wave.
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[remote sensing] An electromagnetic wave produce sinusoidal patterns with distinguishable shape and length. A wavelength is the distance between the peak of a wave and its successive wave.
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distance between a point on one wave and an identical point on the next wave measured from crest to crest or trough to trough; in compressional waves, is measured from one compression or rarefaction t [..]
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The distance between identical points on an electromagnetic wave as it propagates over time.
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The distance between the two nearest points on a wave, which are in the same phase, is called the wavelength of the wave. The distance between two adjacent crests or two adjacent troughs is called its [..]
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This is the length of a wave between any two equivalent points. It is easiest to measure from crest to crest or from trough to trough. The SI unit of wavelength is the metre, although kilometres, mill [..]
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the spatial period of a plane wave
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The length of a single cycle of a wave, as measured by the distance between one peak or trough of a wave and the next; it is often designated in physics as λ, and corresponds to the velocity of the [..]
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In a periodic wave, the distance between consecutive points of corresponding phase.
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TC, UE, HP, SP This is the length of a wave between any two equivalent points. It is easiest to measure from crest to crest or from trough to trough. The SI unit of wavelength is the metre, although [..]
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Pure colours are the colours of the rainbow. Higher frequency light in the rainbow spectrum of visible light has shorter wavelengths and more energy. Mixed colours like purple and brown don’t appear [..]
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A channel of light that carries telecommunications traffic through the process of wavelength division multiplexing 
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(n) the distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave(n) a shared orientation leading to mutual understanding
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The distance from the peak of one wave to the peak of the next (Lesson 20)
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The spatial distance between corresponding points in consecutive periods of a periodic waveform. The usual symbol for wavelength is λ. Wavelength may be calculated using λ = v/f where λ = the wavel [..]
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the length of one cycle of a wave (one crest and one trough)
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The distance from a certain point on one wave to the same point on the next wave (e.g. distance between two consecutive wave crests or between two consecutive wave troughs).  
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Is a measure of the length of from crest to crest or trough to trough of a wave. Watt a common unit used in measuring power. Power is defined as the flow of energy over time. A watt is equivalent to 3 [..]
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the distance between the crest of one wave to the crest of the next wave Wax
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The physical distance of one electromagnetic wave cycle.
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The horizontal distance between two successive wave crests or troughs.
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The distance between two successive peaks, or between troughs, of a cyclic propagating disturbance.
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In a periodic waveform, the distance between one point on a wave and the same point in the next cycle. The waveform can be determined mathematically by dividing the speed by the frequency.
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Light often behaves as though it were made up of waves and the shortest distance between two similar points of a given wave is called the wavelength of that wave. The wavelength of red, which resides at one end of the visible spectrum, is about 700 nanometers while the wavelength of violet, at the other end of the visible spectrum, is about 400 nan [..]
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It indicates a unit of length for waves. The wavelength is measured as the distance between consecutive peaks or valleys in a wave.
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The distance from any point on one wave to the same point on the next wave, i.e. a complete wave
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The distance in a periodic wave between two points of corresponding phases. The LED's wavelength determines its color.
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On a periodic curve, the length between two consecutive troughs (low points) or peaks (high points).
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(Often denoted by /λ, the Greek letter letter lambda.) The distance between two crests of a propagating wave of a single frequency /ν. If v is the velocity at which the wave advances, v=/λ /ν
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The distance over which an oscillating wave, such as an air pressure wave, repeats.
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The characteristic peak-peak measure of one cycle of an electromagnetic wave.
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The peak to peak distance covered by one cycle of an electromagnetic wave. It is inversely related to frequency. The longer the wavelength, the lower the frequency; conversely, the shorter the wavelength, the higher the frequency.
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Physical distance of one period (wave repeat).
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Wavelength refers to the length or distance between two identical points of neighboring cycles of a wave signal traveling in space or in any physical medium. The length is measured in distance specifi [..]
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In a periodic wave, the distance between two points of corresponding phase in consecutive cycles.
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The distance between two successive points of an electromagnetic waveform, usually measured in nanometres (nm).
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the distance between two peaks in electromagnetic radiation. What we perceive as “colour” in the visible spectrum of light is the wavelength of that light.
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The distance a wave will travel in the time required to generate one cycle. The distance between two consecutive wave peaks (or other reference points) in space. Weather radar wavelengths typically range from 1 mm to 50 cm.
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the distance between adjacent peaks or troughs of a wave. Wavelengths of light
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The distance between two consecutive points of the same phase on the same wave normal (x-axis) of an electromagnetic wave. Electromagnetic radiation is characterzied by the wavelengh. It is indicated in nm. The wavelength range relevant for UV disinfection lies between 240 and 290 nm.
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Distance between crests or troughs of a wave.
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Distance between two wave crests.
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The distance between two wave crests. Radio waves can have lengths of several feet; the wavelengths of X-rays are roughly the size of atoms.
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The distance between two corresponding points of a given wave. Wavelengths of light are measured in nanometers (1 nanometer = 1 billionth of a meter, or 1 X 10-9 m)
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the length of a sound wave in air. It can be found for any frequency by dividing the speed of sound in air (1120 feet per second) by the frequency of the sound, or: WL = 1120 / Freq.
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measures the length of an AC cycle.
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the distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave
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The least distance between particles moving in the same phase of oscillation in a wave disturbance. For electromagnetic waves wavelength is influenced by the environment in which the waves are propaga [..]
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1) The length of one cycle (in feet, inches, etc.) 2) The distance measured in the direction of progression of a wave, from any given point characterized by the same phase.
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The distance, usually expressed in meters, traveled by a wave during the time interval of one complete cycle. Wavelength is equal to the velocity divided by the frequency. The distance between points [..]
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(physics) The length of a single cycle of a wave, as measured by the distance between one peak or trough of a wave and the next; it is often designated in physics as '''
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The horizontal distance from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next wave.
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In physics, the wavelength of a sinusoidal wave is the spatial period of the wave—the distance over which the wave's shape repeats, and thus the inverse of the spatial frequency. It is usually deter [..]
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Wavelength, the tenth studio album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, was released in the spring of 1978. The album has a different musical sound than his previous albums, leaning towar [..]
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Wavelength is a 45-minute film that made the reputation of Canadian experimental filmmaker and artist Michael Snow. Considered a landmark of avant-garde cinema, it was filmed over one week in December [..]
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Wavelength is a 1983 low-budget, independent science fiction film written and directed by Mike Gray and starring Robert Carradine, Cherie Currie, and Keenan Wynn. The story involves a young couple who [..]
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Wavelength is a 1983 low-budget, independent science fiction film written and directed by Mike Gray and starring Robert Carradine, Cherie Currie, and Keenan Wynn. The story involves a young couple who [..]
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A wavelength is a property of a wave. Wavelength may also refer to: De Broglie wavelength in quantum physics Wavelength (album), 1978 album by Van Morrison "Wavelength" (song), song on the a [..]
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Multiple publications exist under the name Wavelength Magazine. 'Wavelength' is a worldwide surfing magazine published by WL Media, based in Newquay, Cornwall. Another 'Wavelength Magazine' is a sea k [..]
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"Wavelength" is the title song from the 1978 album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison. Released as a single in 1978, it climbed to number forty two in the US charts, and stayed [..]
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Distance between crests or troughs of a wave.
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The distance from peak to peak in a light wave that determines the color of the light.
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also wave-length, 1850, "distance between peaks of a wave," from wave (n.) + length. Originally of spectra; radio sense is attested by 1925. Figurative sense of "mental harmony" is [..]
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The physical distance between identical points on successive waves.
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