traveling wave

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n traveling wave a wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wave
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Usage

In literature:

The traveler perceived those who were watching before the door, and taking off his cap, he waved it around his head.
"The Waif of the "Cynthia"" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
What is it that travels along lifting new water each moment up into waves?
"The Breath of Life" by John Burroughs
How far do sound waves travel after they enter the ear?
"The Child's Day" by Woods Hutchinson
Patty stood on the veranda waving good-by to the last hearseful of Christmas travelers, then turned indoors to face an empty three weeks.
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
We have spoken of waves "travelling" at such and such a rate, but they do not in reality travel at all.
"The Ocean and its Wonders" by R.M. Ballantyne
They were travelling fast, and waved their rifles as they came.
"A Desert Drama Being The Tragedy Of The "Korosko"" by A. Conan Doyle
For the Atlantic is far travelled and loves to surprise those Southern shores with the waves of Northern waters.
"St. Cuthbert's" by Robert E. Knowles
He inquired the direction in which they should travel, but another thought wave interrupted him.
"Giants on the Earth" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
But he could not determine from the echoes how far the waves had traveled.
"As It Was in the Beginning" by Philip Verrill Mighels
Distance, therefore, depends on the speed with which the wave travels and the frequency with which the water is disturbed.
"Walter and the Wireless" by Sara Ware Bassett
By your means he came travelling to me, you smiled upon his voyage, on his way over the wild waves you kept him safe.
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
So the travellers called good-by to Jolly, while he waved a farewell to them.
"The Tale of Jolly Robin" by Arthur Scott Bailey
The popular traveller had turned to wave a farewell; and behold!
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He came tearing back to his own family, in high excitement, with a traveler's tag waving from his collar.
"Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road" by Katharine Lee Bates
But perhaps it was only the wind which set the thin ice we are now travelling over in wave-like motion.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
She went up to the window to wave a last adieu to the traveller as he hurried away; but she waited in vain.
"Under a Charm, Vol. III. (of III)" by E. Werner
There he stood a moment, and waved his hat, and we turned quickly into the house because it is not lucky to watch the traveler out of sight.
"All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
The second-phase waves travel with a little under two-thirds of these velocities.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Surging along the Calypso sought the south, travelling but little faster than the waves, but smoothing a broad wake as she drove over them.
"Bevis" by Richard Jefferies
How fast does that wave travel?
"Marvels of Scientific Invention" by Thomas W. Corbin
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In poetry:

The waves are grey about the rocks,
A cold wind sets across the sea,
A travelling ray of sunlight mocks
The shadow on the heart of me.
"The Grey Tide" by John Le Gay Brereton
As thirsty travellers sing,
Through desert paths that pass,
To hear the welcome waters spring,
And see, beyond the spray they fling
Tall trees and waving grass;
"Sabbath Bells" by George MacDonald

In news:

Travels in Geology February 2007, posted February 21, 2007 Prince Edward Island: Land cradled on the waves Natalie Stemp.
A band of traveling Aussies on the road to warm water and waves more.
Traveler's Tricks for Riding Out The Waves of Motion Sickness .
Travels in Geology February 2007, posted February 21, 2007 Prince Edward Island : Land cradled on the waves Natalie Stemp.
High-frequency sound can kill microscopic pathogens, but the sound waves normally need to travel through a contact medium such as water or gel, limiting the use of ultrasound as a germicide.
The tidal phenomenon sees the leading edge of an incoming tide forming waves of water that travel up the river against the direction of the river's current.
Huang Chien and the Traveling Wave .
The traveling wave that the reactor's name references "moves" through the unit's core at a rate of only one centimeter per year.
The Tropic Wave travel softball program competed in the I.S.A 2012 "B" state tournament on July 7 in Bartow.
Liquid Solutions Wave Vacuum Bottle Travel Mug.
But now we travel across the Atlantic to Africa where women of all different shades are creating waves in their professional fields and communities.
The TR family of traveling-wave-tube amplifiers (TWTAs) from AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation provide low-cost solutions for broadband signal amplification.
The innovative product family enables the replacement of Travel-Wave Tubes with solid-state amplifiers for improved efficiency and reliability.
Huang Chien and the Traveling Wave.
The Jolly Roger is now waving over the Milwaukee Public Museum for the new "Real Pirates" traveling exhibit.
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In science:

Furthermore, we restrict the class of density profiles to the traveling waves so that ν vρ′ = j ′ .
Current large deviations for Asymmetric Exclusion Processes with open boundaries
In the large drift limit, the exponential cost of these traveling waves was also related to the Jensen-Varadhan functional.
Current large deviations for Asymmetric Exclusion Processes with open boundaries
We propose a simple and direct method for generating travelling wave solutions for nonlinear integrable equations.
A simple and direct method for generating travelling wave solutions for nonlinear equations
We will show, through many examples, that this is a very powerful and useful method for constructing travelling wave solutions for nonlinear systems.
A simple and direct method for generating travelling wave solutions for nonlinear equations
Nonlinear integrable equations have a rich variety of nontrivial travelling wave solutions.
A simple and direct method for generating travelling wave solutions for nonlinear equations
II and construct its travelling wave solutions starting from that of the KdV equation.
A simple and direct method for generating travelling wave solutions for nonlinear equations
Kyprianou (2006), Further probabilistic analysis of the Fisher-Kolmogorov-Petrovskii-Piscounov equation: one sided travelling-waves, Ann.
Branching diffusions, superdiffusions and random media
We also establish existence of generalized random traveling waves and of transition fronts in general heterogeneous media.
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
Matano has defined a generalized traveling wave as a global in time solution whose shape is “a continuous function of the current environment” .
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
In the pioneering paper , Shen has established some general criteria for the existence of a traveling wave in ergodic spatially and temporally varying media and also proved some important properties of the wave.
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
As far as we are aware, no other examples of such traveling waves in non-periodic media have been exhibited.
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
These estimates are also used later in the proof of the asymptotic spreading and in the construction of the random traveling waves.
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
We have know shown that ˜w(t, x, ω) satisfies properties (i)-(iv) in the definition of a random traveling wave.
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
This completes the construction of the traveling wave.
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
Theorem A of shows that a traveling wave will exist if there exists such a generalized transition front for each realization.
Traveling waves in a one-dimensional random medium
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